Detweiler, Robert

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DETWEILER, Robert. American, b. 1932. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Professor of Comparative Literature, Emory University, Atlanta, since 1973. Assistant Professor of English, University of Florida, Gainesville, 1963-65; Assistant Professor of English, Hunter College of City University of New York, 1965-66; Associate Professor of Literature, Florida Presbyterian College, St. Petersburg, 1966-70; Fulbright Professor of American Studies, University of Salzburg, Austria, 1971-72; University of Regensburg, Germany, 1989; University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 1993. Publications: Four Spiritual Crises in Mid-Century American Fiction, 1964; Saul Bellow, 1967; Iris Murdoch's The Unicorn, 1969; John Updike, 1973, 1984; Story, Sign and Self: Phenomenology and Structuralism as Literary Critical Methods, 1978; (ed. with G. Meeter) Faith and Fiction: The Modern Story, 1979; (ed.) Derrida and Biblical Studies, 1982; (ed.) Art/Literature/Religion: Life on the Borders, 1983; (ed.) Reader Response Approaches to Biblical and Secular Texts, 1985; Breaking the Fall: Religious Readings of Contemporary Fiction, 1989; Uncivil Rites: America Fiction, Religion and the Public Sphere, 1996. Address: Graduate Institute of Liberal Arts, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, U.S.A.