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BROOKER, Jewel Spears

BROOKER, Jewel Spears. American, b. 1940. Genres: Poetry, Humanities, Intellectual history, Literary criticism and history. Career: University of Tampa and University of South Florida, adjunct appointments, 1977-80; Yale University, New Haven, CT, postdoctoral research fellow in English, 1980-81; Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL, associate professor to professor, 1981-; Colorado School of Mines, Hennebach Professor of Humanities, 2003-04; writer. St. Edmund's College, Cambridge, visiting scholar, 1987; visiting professor, Columbia University, 1988, and Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, 1992-94; Harvard University, Fellow in Literary Manuscripts, 1999; University of London, John Adams Fellow, 2000; South Atlantic Modern Language Assn, president, 2000-01 National Endowment for the Humanities, National Humanities Council, 2003-08. NEH Fellowship for Independent Study, 1980-81; NEH Fellowship for College Teachers, 1987-88; Pew Charitable Trust Fellowship, 1999-2000. Publications: (with J. Bentley) Reading "The Waste Land": Modernism and the Limits of Interpretation, 1990; Mastery and Escape: T.S. Eliot and the Dialectic of Modernism, 1994. EDITOR: (and contrib.) Approaches to Teaching T.S. Eliot's Poetry and Plays, 1988; (and contrib.) The Placing of T.S. Eliot, 1991; Conversations with Denise Levertov, 1998; T.S. Eliot and Our Turning World, 2000; (ed.) T.S. Eliot, The Contemporary Reviews, 2003. Contributor to books and journals. Address: Eckerd College, 4200 54th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33733, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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