Marsh, Derick Rupert Clement

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MARSH, Derick Rupert Clement

MARSH, Derick Rupert Clement. Australian (born South Africa), b. 1928. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Foundation Professor Emeritus of English, La Trobe University, Melbourne, 1989- (Foundation Professor, 1966-76 and 1980-89). Lecturer and Sr. Lecturer in English, University of Natal, S. Africa, 1954-60; Sr. Lecturer in English, University of Sydney, 1961-66; Visiting Professor of English, Queen's University, Kingston, Ont., 1964-65; Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College Cambridge, 1976; Professor and Head of the Dept. of English, University of Western Australia, 1976-80. Publications: The Recurring Miracle, 1962, 3rd ed., 1980; A Commentary on Shakespeare's Henry IV-Part I, 1964; (with K.G.W. Cross) Poetry: Reading and Understanding, 1966; Shakespeare's Hamlet, 1970; Passion Lends Them Power: A Study of Shakespeare's Love Tragedies, 1976. Address: 172/22 Kavanagh St, Southbank, VIC 3006, Australia.