Brown, Alan

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BROWN, Alan. American. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Mythology/Folklore. Career: High school teacher of English and German, Flora, IL, 1974-76; high school English teacher and Writing Center director, Springfield, IL, 1976-86; University of West Alabama, Livingston, professor of composition and director of Writing Center, 1986-, trustee professor, 1996. Folklorist. Publications: Gabr'l Blow Sof': Ex-Slave Narratives, 1997; A Literary Tour Guide of New Orleans, 1998. EDITOR: Dim Roads and Dark Nights: The Collected Folklore of Ruby Pickens Tartt, 1993; (with K. Friday) Mama 'n' 'em: An Oral History of Thomaston, Alabama, 1994; The Face in the Window and Other Alabama Ghostlore, 1996; Shadows and Cypress, 2000; Haunted Places in the American South, 2002. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to academic journals. Address: 1516 57th Ct, Meridian, MS 39305-1425, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]; [email protected]

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