Furst, Lilian R(enee)

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FURST, Lilian R(enee)

FURST, Lilian R(enee). American (born Austria), b. 1931. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Medicine/Health, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Marcel Bataillon Professor of Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1986-. Taught at the Queen's University of Belfast, 1955-66, University of Manchester, 1966-71, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 1971-72, and the University of Oregon, Eugene, 1972-75; Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Texas at Dallas, 1975-86. Chairman, 19th Century Comparative Literature Section, Modern Language Association of America, 1979; Flora Stone Mather Visiting Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 1978-79; Visiting Professor at Stanford University, CA, 1981-82, and Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1983-84; Kenan Distinguished Professor in the Humanities, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, 1985-86. Publications: Romanticism in Perspective, 1969; Romanticism, 1969; (with P.N. Skrine) Naturalism, 1971; Counterparts: The Dynamics of Franco-German Literary Relations 1770-1895, 1977; The Contours of European Romanticism, 1979; European Romanticism: Self-Definition, 1980; Fictions of Romantic Irony, 1984; L'Assommoir: A Working Woman's Life, 1990; Through the Lens of the Reader, 1991; (with P.W. Graham) Disorderly Eaters: Texts in Self-Empowerment, 1992; Realism, 1992; Home Is Somewhere Else, 1994; All Is True: The Claims and Strategies of Realist Fiction, 1995; Women Healers and Physicians, 1997; Between Doctors and Patients: The Changing Balance of Power, 1998; Just Talk: Narratives of Psychotherapy, 2999; Medical Progress and Social Reality, 2001; Idioms of Distress: Psychosomatic Disorders in Medical and Imaginative Literature, 2003. Address: 106 Arbutus Pl, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-8504, U.S.A.