Briggs, John

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BRIGGS, John. American, b. 1945. Genres: Poetry, Literary criticism and history. Career: Hartford Courant, Hartford, CT, reporter, 1965-68, copy editor, 1978-79; New York Quarterly, NYC, managing editor, 1972-77; Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CSU professor, professor of English, 1987-. Member of adjunct faculty, New School for Social Research, 1973-87, and Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY, 1974-87. Publications: (with R. Monaco) The Logic of Poetry, 1974; (with F.D. Peat) Looking Glass Universe, 1984; Fire in the Crucible, 1988; (with Peat) Turbulent Mirror, 1989; (with Monaco) Metaphor: The Logic of Poetry, 1990; Fractals: The Patterns of Chaos, 1992; (with Peat) The Seven Life Lessons of Chaos, 1998. Address: Dept of English Language, Western Connecticut State University, 181 White St, Danbury, CT 06810-6639, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]