HOFFMAN, Daniel. American, b. 1923. Genres: Poetry, Literary criticism and history, Mythology/Folklore. Career: Schelling Professor of English, 1983-, and Poet-in-Residence, 1978-93, Emeritus, 1993-; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (Professor of English, 1966-83). Chancellor, Academy of American Poets, 1974-98. Faculty member, Columbia University, NYC, 1952-56, Faculte des Lettres, Dijon, France, 1956-57, and Swarthmore College, Pa., 1957-66. Consultant in Poetry, Library of Congress, 1973-74; Kings's College London, 1991-92. Publications: Paul Bunyan, Last of the Frontier Demigods, 1952; An Armada of Thirty Whales, 1954; The Poetry of Stephen Crane, 1957; A Little Geste, 1960; Form and Fable in American Fiction, 1961; The City of Satisfactions, 1963; Barbarous Knowledge, 1967; Striking the Stones, 1968; Broken Laws, 1970; Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe, 1972; The Center of Attention, 1974; Able Was I Ere I Saw Elba: Selected Poems, 1977; Brotherly Love, 1981; Hang-Gliding from Helicon: New and Selected Poems 1948-1988, 1988; Faulkner's Country Matters: Folklore and Fable in Yoknapatawpha, 1989; Words to Create a World, 1993; Middens of the Tribe, 1995; Zone of the Interior: A Memoir 1942-1947, 2000; Darkening Water: Poems, 2002; (trans.) A Play of Mirrors: Poems by Ruth Domino, 2002; Beyond Silence: Selected Shorter Poems 1948-2003, 2003. EDITOR: The Red Badge of Courage and Other Stories, 1957; American Poetry and Poetics, 1962; (with S. Hynes) English Literary Criticism: Romantic and Victorian, 1963; The Harvard Guide to Contemporary American Writing, 1979; Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams, 1983;. Address: Dept. of English, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6273, U.S.A.