Dillingham, William B.

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DILLINGHAM, William B. American, b. 1930. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Education, Humanities. Career: Charles Howard Candler Professor of American Literature, 1986-96, emeritus, 1996-, Emory University, Atlanta. Publications: Frank Norris: Instinct and Art, 1969; An Artist in the Rigging: The Early Work of Herman Melville, 1972; Practical English Handbook, 1973, 10th ed, 1996; Humor of the Old Southwest, 2nd ed., 1975, 3rd ed. 1994; Melville's Short Fiction, 1853-1856, 1978; Melville's Later Novels, 1986; Melville and His Circle: The Last Years, 1996. Address: 1416 Vistaleaf Dr, Decatur, GA 30033, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]