Goonetilleke, D(evapriya) C(hitra) R(anjan) A(lwis)

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GOONETILLEKE, D(evapriya) C(hitra) R(anjan) A(lwis)

GOONETILLEKE, D(evapriya) C(hitra) R(anjan) A(lwis). Sri Lankan, b. 1938. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Novellas/Short stories. Career: University of Ceylon, Peradeniya, temporary assistant lecturer in English, 1961-62; Vidyodaya University, Nugegoda, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), assistant lecturer in English, 1962-70; University of Sri Lanka, Vidyodaya Campus (now University of Jayawardenapura), lecturer in English, 1970-73; University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, lecturer, 1973-74, senior lecturer, 1974-79, associate professor, 1979-80, professor of English, 1980-, head of department, 1978-87, 1989-95, 2001-. Publications: Introducing English Literature, Vol. I: First Steps to Literary Criticism, 1975, Vol. II: A Study of Fiction, 1976, Vol. III: A Study of Poetry, 1977; Developing Countries in British Fiction, 1977; (ed. and author of intro.) Modern Sri Lankan Stories: An Anthology, 1986; Between Cultures: Essays on Literature, Language, and Education, 1987; (ed. and author of intro.) Modern Sri Lankan Poetry: An Anthology, 1987; Images of the Raj: South Asia in the Literature of the Empire, 1988; (with M. Gooneratne and M. Jayawardena) Learning English: Book I, 1988; Joseph Conrad: Beyond Culture and Background, 1990; (ed. and author of intro.) The Penguin New Writing in Sri Lanka, 1992; (ed.) Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness, 1995, 2nd ed., 1999; (ed. and author of intro.) The Penguin Book of Modern Sri Lankan Stories, 1996; Salman Rushdie, 1998; (ed. and author of intro.) Sri Lankan Literature in English 1948-1998: A 50th Independence Anniversary Anthology, 1998; (ed. and author of intro.) Perspectives on PostColonial Literature, 2001. Address: Department of English, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. Online address: [email protected]