Messenger, Christian K(arl)
MESSENGER, Christian K(arl)
MESSENGER, Christian K(arl). American, b. 1943. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH, assistant professor of English, 1974-76; University of Illinois at Chicago, assistant professor, 1976-82, associate professor, 1982-90, professor of English, 1990-. Publications: Sport and the Spirit of Play in American Fiction: Hawthorne to Faulkner, 1981; Sport and the Spirit of Play in Contemporary American Fiction, 1990; The Godfather and American Culture: How the Corleones Became Our Gang, 2002. Address: Department of English, University of Illinois at Chicago, 601 S Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60607, U.S.A.