Minahan, John A.

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MINAHAN, John A. American, b. 1956. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Music, Education, Novels, Children's fiction. Career: Worked as boat builder, bartender, hardware salesperson, and bookstore clerk in the United States, Canada, and Europe, 1975-79; professional musician in New England states and Washington, DC, 1978-81; University of Virginia, Charlottesville, teacher of music, 1981; Rome School of Music, teacher of music, 1982-83; Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria, teacher of music, 1983- 86; Brown University, Providence, RI, teacher of English, 1986-92; Stonehill College, North Easton, MA, teacher of English, 1992-. Publications: Word Like a Bell: John Keats, Music, and the Romantic Poet, 1992; Teaching Democracy: A Professor's Journal, 1993; Abigail's Drum, 1995.