Kinnamon, Keneth

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KINNAMON, Keneth. American, b. 1932. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Bibliography. Career: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Assistant Professor, 1966-70, Associate Professor, 1970-73, Professor, 1973-82, Head of English Dept., 1977-82; University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ethel Pumphrey Stephens Professor of English, 1982-, now emeritus, Chairman of Dept, 1982-93. Publications: The Emergence of Richard Wright: A Study in Literature and Society, 1972; (with J. Benson, M. Fabre, and C. Werner) A Richard Wright Bibliography: Fifty Years of Criticism and Commentary, 1933-82, 1988. EDITOR: (with R.K. Barksdale) Black Writers of America: A Comprehensive Anthology, 1972; James Baldwin: A Collection of Critical Essays, 1974; New Essays on Native Son, 1990; (with M. Fabre) Conversations with Richard Wright, 1993; Critical Essays on Native Son. Address: Dept. of English, 333 Kimpel Hall, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, U.S.A.