Benson, Jackson J.

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BENSON, Jackson J.

BENSON, Jackson J. American, b. 1930. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Literary criticism and history, Biography. Career: San Diego State University, California, professor of American literature, 1966-97. Publications: Hemingway: The Writer's Art of Self-Defense, 1969; The True Adventures of John Steinbeck, Writer, 1984; Looking for Steinbeck's Ghost, 1988; Wallace Stegner: His Life and Work, 1996; Wallace Stegner: A Study of the Short Fiction, 1998; Down by the Lemonade Springs: Essays on Wallace Stegner, 2001; The Ox-Bow Man: A Biography of Walter van Tilburg Clark, 2004. EDITOR: Hemingway in Our Time, 1974; The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway: Critical Essays, 1974; The Fiction of Bernard Malamud, 1977; The Short Novels of John Steinbeck: Critical Essays, 1990; The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway: New Critical Essays, 1991. Address: 9428 Haley Ln, La Mesa, CA 91941, U.S.A.