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Fussell, Paul


FUSSELL, Paul. American, b. 1924. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Social commentary. Career: Donald T. Regan Professor of English Literature, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1983-. Instructor in English, Connecticut College, New London, 1951-54; Assistant Professor, 1955-59, Associate Professor, 1959-64, Professor of English, 1964-76, and John DeWitt Professor of English Literature, 1976-83, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; Fulbright Lecturer, University of Heidelberg, 1957-58; Regional Chairman, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 1962-64; Consulting Ed., Random House, Inc., 1964-65; Visiting Prof, Univ. of London, 1990-92. Publications: Theory of Prosody in 18th-Century England, 1954; (co-author) The Presence of Walt Whitman, 1962; The Rhetorical World of Augustan Humanism, 1965; Poetic Meter and Poetic Form, 1965; Samuel Johnson and the Life of Writing, 1971; The Great War and Modern Memory, 1975 (National Book Award); Abroad: British Literary Traveling between the Wars, 1980; The Boy Scout Handbook and Other Observations, 1982; Class: A Guide through the American Status System, 1983 (in UK as Caste Marks: Style and Status in the USA, 1984); Thank God for the Atom Bomb and Other Essays, 1988; Wartime: Understanding and Behavior in the Second World War, 1990; BAD, or the Dumbing of America, 1991; The Anti-Egotist: Kingsley Amis, Man of Letters, 1994; Doing Battle: The Making of a Skeptic, 1996; Uniforms, 2002. EDITOR: The Ordeal of Alfred M. Hale, 1975; Siegfried Sassoon's Long Journey: Selections from the Sherston Memoirs, 1983; The Norton Book of Travel, 1987; The Norton Book of Modern War, 1990. Address: 2020 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5635, U.S.A.

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