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Francis, Richard

FRANCIS, Richard

FRANCIS, Richard. British, b. 1945. Genres: Novels, Intellectual history. Career: Professor of creative writing, Manchester University, since 1972. American Council of Learned Socs. Fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1970-72; Lecturer in English, Tripoli University, Libya, 1976-77; Visiting Professor of American Literature and Creative Writing, University of Missouri, Columbia, 1987-88. Publications: Blackpool Vanishes, 1979; Daggerman, 1980; The Enormous Dwarf, 1982; The Whispering Gallery, 1984; Swansong, 1986; Revolution (novelization of screenplay), 1986; The Land Where Lost Things Go, by Olive Watson, 1990; Taking Apart the Polo Polo, 1995; Transcendental Utopias: Individual and Community at Brook Farm, Fruitlands and Walden, 1997; Fat Hen, 1999; Ann the Word, 2000. Address: 9 Glenfield Rd, Heaton Chapel, Stockport SK4 2QP, England.

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