HAPKE, Laura. American, b. 1946. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Pace University, New York City, professor of English, 1990-. Formerly affiliated with several private colleges and universities in the New York City area, including the City University of New York. Publications: Girls Who Went Wrong: Prostitutes in American Fiction, 1885-1917, 1989; Tales of the Working Girl: Wage-Earning Women in American Literature, 1890-1925, 1992; Daughters of the Great Depression: Women, Work, and Fiction in the American 1930s, 1996. Contributor to women's studies encyclopedias. Contributor to women's studies and American studies journals. Address: Department of English, Pace University, Pace Plaza, New York, NY 10038-1598, U.S.A.