Bowen, Barbara C(herry)

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BOWEN, Barbara C(herry)

BOWEN, Barbara C(herry). British, b. 1937. Genres: Intellectual history, Literary criticism and history. Career: University of Illinois, Urbana, instructor to professor, 1962-87; Vanderbilt University, Nashville, professor of French and comparative literature, 1987-2002. Publications: Les Caracteristiques essentielles de la farce francaise, et leur survivance dans les annees 1550-1620, 1964; The Age of Bluff: Paradox and Ambiguity in Rabelais and Montaigne, 1972; Words and the Man in French Renaissance Literature. 1983; Enter Rabelais, Laughing, 1998. EDITOR: Four Farces, 1967; The French Renaissance Mind, 1976; One Hundred Renaissance Jokes, 1988; Lapidary Inscriptions: Renaissance Studies for Donald A. Stone, Jr., 1991. Address: 1818 Cedar Ln, Nashville, TN 37212, U.S.A.