Hall, H(ugh) Gaston

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HALL, H(ugh) Gaston

HALL, H(ugh) Gaston. American, b. 1931. Genres: Poetry, Literary criticism and history. Career: Yale University, New Haven, CT, instructor in French, 1958-60; University of Glasgow, Scotland, lecturer in French, 1960-64; University of California, Berkeley, assistant professor, 1963; Monash University, Clayton, Australia, senior lecturer in French, 1965; University of Warwick, Coventry, England, senior lecturer, 1966-74, reader in French, 1974-89, chairman of School of Spanish, 1986-87, emeritus reader, 1989-. City University of New York, visiting professor, 1970-72. Publications: Moliere: Tartuffe, 1960; Quadruped Octaves, 1983; Comedy in Context: Essays on Moliere, 1984; Alphabet Aviary (poems), 1986; Moliere's Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme: Context and Stagecraft, 1990; Richelieu's Desmarets and the Century of Louis XIV, 1990; Sonnets, 2002; Reptile Rhymes (poems), 2002; Domestic Tales and Other Poems, 2002. TRANSLATOR: (and author of notes) F. Simone, The French Renaissance, 1970; J. de La Fontaine, Forty Fables, 2002. EDITOR: Desmarets de Saint-Sorlin, les Visionnaires, 1963, rev. ed., 1995; Moliere: Les Femmes Savantes, 1974; Pierre Cerou, L'Amant auteur et valet: Comedie (title means: The Lover, Author, and Valet), 1978; Melanges a la memoire de F. Simone (title means: Miscellany in Memory of F. Simone), 4 vols., 1980-84; Critical Bibliography of French Literature, Vol. III A, 1983; W.E. Sly Jr., Poems, 2002. Address: 18 Abbey End, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 1LS, England.