Gwynn, R(obert) S(amuel)

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GWYNN, R(obert) S(amuel)

GWYNN, R(obert) S(amuel). American, b. 1948. Genres: Poetry, Literary criticism and history. Career: Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, instructor in English, 1973-76; Lamar University, Beaumont, TX, University Professor of English, 1976-. Gives readings from his works throughout the United States. Publications: POETRY: Bearing and Distance, 1977; The Narcissiad, 1981; The Drive-In, 1986; The Area Code of God, 1994; No Word of Farewell: Selected Poems 1970-2000, 2001. EDITOR: Drama: A HarperCollins Pocket Anthology, 1993, rev. ed. as Drama: A Pocket Anthology, 2002; Fiction: A HarperCollins Pocket Anthology, 1993, rev. ed. as Fiction: A Pocket Anthology, 2002; Poetry: A HarperCollins Pocket Anthology, 1993, rev. ed. as Poetry: A Pocket Anthology, 2002; The Advocates of Poetry: A Reader of American Poet-Critics of the Modern Era, 1996; Fiction: A Longman Pocket Anthology, 1997; Literature: A Pocket Anthology, 2002; (with D. Gioia) The Longman Anthology of Short Fiction, 2000. EDITOR & CONTRIBUTOR: Dictionary of Literary Biography, 2nd Series, Vol. 105: American Poets since World War II, 1991, 3rd Series, Vol. 120: American Poets since World War II, 1992; Poetry: A Longman Pocket Anthology, 1997. Work represented in books and anthologies. Contributor of articles, poems, and reviews to periodicals. Address: Department of English and Foreign Languages, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX 77710, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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