Downes, David A(nthony)

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DOWNES, David A(nthony)

DOWNES, David A(nthony). American, b. 1927. Genres: Novels, Literary criticism and history, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Seattle University, WA, chairman, Dept. of English, 1964-68; California State University, Chico, dean of humanities, 1968-72, professor, 1972-91, director of graduate studies, 1977-78, chairman of English Dept., 1978-84, emeritus professor of English, 1991-. University Journal, editor, 1974-78. Publications: Gerard Manley Hopkins: A Study of His Ignatian Spirit, 1960; Victorian Portraits: Hopkins and Pater, 1965; The Temper of Victorian Belief: Studies in the Religious Novels of Pater, Kingsley and Newman, 1972; Ruskin's Beatific Landscapes, 1980; The Great Sacrifice, 1983; Hopkins' Sanctifying Imagination, 1985; The Ignatian Personality of G.M. Hopkins, 1990; (co-ed.) Saving Beauty: Further Studies in Hopkins, 1994; Hopkins' Achieved Self, 1996, rev. ed., 2002; Rereading Hopkins: Selected New Essays, 1996; G.M. Hopkins: An Inventory of the Anthony Bischoff Research Collection at Gonzaga University, 2001; Hopkins Variations: Standing Round a Waterfall, 2002; The Belle of Cripple Creek Gold, 2001. Address: 1076 San Ramon Dr, Chico, CA 95973, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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