Caws, Mary Ann
CAWS, Mary Ann
CAWS, Mary Ann. American, b. 1933. Genres: Art/Art history, Literary criticism and history, Essays, Translations. Career: Distinguished Professor of English, French and Comparative Literature, Graduate Center, City University of New York, 1986- (Assistant Professor, 1966-70; Associate Professor, 1970-72; Professor, 1972-86). Co-Director, Henri Peyre Institute for the Humanities, 1981-2002. Co-Ed., Dada/Surrealism, University of Iowa; Director, Le Siecle eclate, Paris; Vice-President, 1982-83, and President, 1983-84, Modern Language Association. Faculty member, Barnard College, Columbia University, NYC, 1962-63, and Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, 1963; Visiting Professor, Princeton University, NJ, 1974, Paris Vii, 1993-94, School of Visual Arts, 1994. Publications: Surrealism and the Literary Imagination, 1966; The Poetry of Dada and Surrealism, 1970; Andre Breton, 1971; The Inner Theatre of Recent French Poetry, 1972; The Presence of Rene Char, 1976; The Surrealist Voice of Robert Desnos, 1977; Rene Char, 1977; La Main de Pierre Reverdy, 1979; A Metapoetics of the Passage, 1981; The Eye in the Text, 1982; L'Oeuvre Filante de Rene Char, 1983; (trans.) A. Breton, Mad Love, 1988; The Art of Interference, 1989; Women of Bloomsbury, 1990; (co-trans.) A. Breton, Communicating Vessels, 1990; (with S.B. Wright) Bloomsbury and France, 2000; Picasso's Weeping Woman, 2000; Virginia Woolf: Illustrated Lives, 2001. EDITOR: (and trans.) Approximate Man and Other Writings of Tristan Tzara, 1974; About French Poetry from Dada to Tel Quel, 1975; (and trans.) Selected Poems of Rene Char, 1976; (and co-trans.) Roof Slates and Other Poems of Pierre Reverdy, 1981; Stephane Mallarme: Selected Poetry and Prose, 1981; St. John Perse, Selected Poems, 1982; Writing in a Modern Temper, 1984; Reading Frames in Modern Fiction, 1985; Textual Analysis: Some Readers Reading, 1986; Perception in Philosophy, Art and Literature, 1989; Reading Proust Now, 1989; Selected Poems of Rene Char, 1991; City Images, 1991; Joseph Cornell, Theater of the Mind; Selected Diaries, Letters and Files, 1992; (chief ed.) HarperCollins World Reader, 1994; Mallarme in Prose, 2001; Manifesto, 2001; Surrealist Painters and Poets, 2001; Vita Sack- villeWest: Selected Writings, 2002; Robert Motherwell with Pen and Brush, 2002. Address: 140 E 81st St Apt 11D, New York, NY 10028, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]
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