Crowder, Ashby Bland, (Jr.)

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CROWDER, Ashby Bland, (Jr.)

CROWDER, Ashby Bland, (Jr.). American, b. 1941. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Bibliography. Career: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, instructor in English, 1965; Centre College of Kentucky, Danville, instructor in English, 1965-67; Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, assistant professor of English, 1968; Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, assistant professor of English, 1969-72; Hendrix College, Conway, AR, associate professor, 1974-82, M.E. and Ima Graves Peace Professor of English, American Literature and the Humanities, 1982-, department head, 1983-86, 1994-2001. Baylor University, lecturer, 1993. Publications: Writing in the Southern Tradition: Interviews with Five Contemporary Authors, 1990; Poets and Critics: Their Means and Meanings, 1993; (ed.) The Complete Works of Robert Browning, Vol. XIII: The Inn Album and Pacchiarotto and How He Worked in Destemper with Other Poems, 1995; Wakeful Anguish: A Critical Biography of William Humphrey, 2004. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles, poems and reviews to journals. Address: Hendrix College, 1600 Washington Ave, Conway, AR 72032, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]