Frank, Joseph (Nathaniel)

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FRANK, Joseph (Nathaniel)

FRANK, Joseph (Nathaniel). American, b. 1918. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Professor Emeritus, Princeton University, New Jersey, since 1983 (Lecturer in English, 1955-56; Professor of Comparative Literature, 1966-83; Director, Christian Gauss Seminars in Criticism, 1966-83). Ed., Bureau of National Affairs, Washington, D.C., 1942-50; Special Researcher, American Embassy, Paris, 1951-52; Assistant Professor of English, University of Minnesota, 1958-61; Associate Professor and Professor, Dept. of Comparative Literature, Rutgers-The State University, New Jersey, 1961-66; Professor of Comparative Literature and Slavic Languages and Literature, Stanford University, California, 1986. Publications: The Widening Gyre: Crisis and Mastery in Modern Literature, 1963; F.M. Dostoevsky: The Seeds of Revolt 1821-1849, 1976, The Years of Ordeal 1850-1859, 1983, The Stir of Liberation, 1860-1865, 1986; The Legacy of R.P. Blackmur, 1987; Through the Russian Prism, 1990; The Idea of Spatial Form, 1991; F.M. Dostoevsky, The Miraculous Years, 1865-1871. EDITOR: A Primer of Ignorance by R.P. Blackmur, 1967; Selected Letters of Fyodor Dostoevsky, 1987. Address: 78 Pearce-Mitchell Pl, Stanford, CA 94305, U.S.A.