Furia, Philip (G.)

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FURIA, Philip (G.)

FURIA, Philip (G.). American, b. 1943. Genres: Biography. Career: University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, assistant professor, 1970-76, associate professor, 1976-84, professor of English, 1984-96, director of undergraduate studies in English, 1977-80, chairman of individualized degree programs, 1980-82, assistant chairman of department, 1983-86, chair, 1991-94; University of East Anglia, visiting exchange professor, 1976-77; University of Graz, Fulbright professor, 1982-83; University of North Carolina at Wilmington, chair of Dept of English, 1996-99, director of Film Studies, 2000-02, chair of Dept of Creative Writing, 2004-. Minnesota State Arts Board, poetry judge, 1985-87. Guest on radio programs. Publications: Pound's Cantos Declassified, 1984; The Poets of Tin Pan Alley: A History of America's Great Lyricists, 1990; Ira Gershwin, 1996; Irving Berlin, 1998; Johnny Mercer, 2003. Address: Creative Writing Dept, Morton Hall 126, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, 601 S College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-5938, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]