Korg, Jacob

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KORG, Jacob

KORG, Jacob. American, b. 1922. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Biography. Career: Professor Emeritus of English, University of Washington, Seattle, since 1965 (Assistant and Associate Professor, 1955-65). Former staff member, English Dept., Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, University of Maryland, College Park, and City College of New York. Publications: An Introduction to Poetry, 1959; George Gissing: A Critical Biography, 1963; Dylan Thomas, 1965, 2nd ed., 1992; (and ed.) The Force of Few Words, 1966; Language in Modern Literature, 1979; Browning and Italy, 1983; Ritual and Experiment in Modern Poetry, 1995. EDITOR: (with S. F. Anderson) Westward to Oregon, 1958; (with R.S. Beal) Thought in Prose, 1958, 3rd 1966; London in Dickens' Day, 1960; (with R.S. Beal) The Complete Reader, 1961; George Gissing's Commonplace Book, 1962; Twentieth Century Interpretations of Bleak House, 1968; The Poetry of Robert Browning, 1971; Thyrza, by George Gissing, 1974; The Unclassed, by George Gissing, 1976; (with C. Korg) George Gissing on Fiction, 1978; George Gissing's Essay on Robert Burns, 1992. Address: Dept. of English, Box 354330, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]