Heilman, Robert B.
HEILMAN, Robert B.
HEILMAN, Robert B. American, b. 1906. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Education, Adult non-fiction. Career: Professor Emeritus of English, University of Washington, Seattle, since 1977 (Professor, 1948-76; Chairman of Dept., 1948-71). Staff member, Ohio University, Athens, 1928-30, University of Maine, 1931-35, and Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1935-48; Arnold Professor, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Wash., 1977. President, Philological Association of Pacific Coast, 1959; Member, Executive Council, American Association of University Profs., 1963-65, and Modern Language Association of America, 1966-70. Senator, Phi Beta Kappa, 1967-85. Publications: America in English Fiction 1760-1800, 1937; This Great Stage: Image and Structure in King Lear, 1948; Magic in the Web: Action and Language in Othello, 1956; Tragedy and Melodrama: Versions of Experience, 1968; The Iceman, the Arsonist, and the Troubled Agent: Tragedy and Melodrama on the Modern Stage, 1973; The Charliad, 1973; The Ghost on the Ramparts, and Other Essays in the Humanities, 1974; The Ways of the World: Comedy and Society, 1978; The Southern Connection: Selected Essays, 1991; The Workings of Fiction: Essays, 1991; The Professor and the Profession (essays), 1999. EDITOR: (with C. Brooks) Understanding Drama, 1948; Modern Short Stories, 1950; Conrad's Lord Jim, 1957; English Drama before Shakespeare, 1962; Hardy's Mayor of Casterbridge, 1962; Eliot's Silas Marner, 1962; Shakespeare's Cymbeline, 1964; Euripides' Alcestis, 1965; Hardy's Jude the Obscure, 1966; Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, 1966; Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles, 1971; Shakespeare: The Tragedies, 1984. Address: c/o Dept. of English, Box 354330, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, U.S.A.