HONAN, Park. American, b. 1928. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Biography. Career: Reader in English, University of Birmingham, since 1976 (Lecturer, 1968-72; Sr. Lecturer, 1968-76). Professor of English and American Literature, University of Leeds, 1984-93. Publications: Browning's Characters: A Study in Poetic Technique, 1961; (co-author) The Book, The Ring, and The Poet: A Biography of Robert Browning, 1975; Matthew Arnold: A Life, 1981; Jane Austen: Her Life, 1988; Authors' Lives: On Literary Biography and the Arts of Language, 1990; Shakespeare: A Life, 1998. Contributor to books. Address: 11 Vinery Rd., Burley, Leeds LS4 2LB, England.