Branch, Edgar Marquess

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BRANCH, Edgar Marquess

BRANCH, Edgar Marquess. American, b. 1913. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Biography, Bibliography. Career: Research Professor of English Emeritus and Research Associate in American Literature, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, since 1978 (Professor of English, 1941-64; Chairman of Dept., 1959-64; Research Professor of English, 1964-78). Sr. Fellow, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1971-72 and 1976-77; Guggenheim Fellow, 1979. Publications: The Literary Apprenticeship of Mark Twain, 1950; A Bibliography of the Writings of James T. Farrell, 1921-1957, 1959; Clemens of the "Call," 1969; James T. Farrell, 1971; (with F. Anderson) The Great Landslide Case, 1972; (ed. with R.H. Hirst) Mark Twain's Early Tales and Sketches, vol. I, 1851-64, 1979, vol. II, 1864-65, 1981; Men Call Me Lucky: Mark Twain and the Pennsylvania, 1985; (with R.H. Hirst) The Grangerford-Shepherson Feud: Life and Death at Compromise, 1985; (ed. with M.B. Frank and K.M. Sanderson) Mark Twain's Letters, vol. I, 1853-66, 1988; Mark Twain and The Starchy Boys, 1992; (ed. with H. Smith) Roughing It, by Mark Twain, 1993; Studs Lonigan's Neighborhood and the Making of James T. Farrell, 1996; A Paris Year: Dorothy and James Farrell in Paris, 1931-1932, 1998. Address: 4810 Bonham Rd, Oxford, OH 45056-1423, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]