Casper, Leonard (Ralph)

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CASPER, Leonard (Ralph)

CASPER, Leonard (Ralph). American, b. 1923. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Literary criticism and history. Career: Professor of English, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, 1956-99. Visiting Professor, University of the Philippines, Quezon City, 1953-56; Fulbright lecturer, University of the Philippines, 1962-63; Fulbright lecturer, Ateneo University, Quezon City, 1973. Contributing Ed., Panorama, Manila, 1954-61, Drama Critique, 1959-62, Solidarity, Manila, 1966-68, Literature East and West, 1969-77, and Pilipinas, 1987-2002. Publications: Robert Penn Warren: The Dark and Bloody Ground, 1960; Wayward Horizon: Essays on Modern Philippine Literature, 1961; The Wounded Diamond: Studies in Modern Philippine Literature, 1964; New Writing from the Philippines: A Critique and Anthology, 1966; A Lion Unannounced: 12 Stories and a Fable, 1971; Firewalkers, 1987; In Burning Ambush, 1991; The Opposing Thumb, 1995; Sunsurfers Seen from Afar: Critical Essays 1991-96, 1996; The Blood-Marriage of Earth & Sky, 1997; The Circular Firing Squad, 1999; Green Circuits of the Sun, 2002. EDITOR: Six Filipino Poets, 1955; (with T.A. Gullason) The World of Short Fiction: An International Collection, 1962; Modern Philippine Short Stories, 1962. Address: 54 Simpson Dr, Saxonville, MA 01701, U.S.A.