Mott, Wesley T.

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MOTT, Wesley T.

MOTT, Wesley T. American, b. 1946. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Boston University, lecturer in English, 1972-74, member of national alumni council, 1984-; Thomas College, Waterville, ME, assistant professor, 1974-77, associate professor of English, 1978, director of Division of Liberal Arts, 1976-78; University of Wisconsin-Madison, lecturer in English, editor, and project director, 1978-87; Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA, assistant professor, 1987-89, associate professor, 1989-94, professor of English, 1994-, managing editor of Emerson Society Papers, 1989-, board of directors of Thoreau Society, 1990-, vice president of publications, 1995-, president of Ralph Waldo Emerson Society, 2001-03. Edgewood College, adjunct faculty member; BU College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, executive board, 1999-, president, 2003-; guest lecturer at universities. Publications: The Strains of Eloquence: Emerson and His Sermons, 1989. EDITOR: The Complete Sermons of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Vol. IV, 1992; (and contrib.) Biographical Dictionary of Transcendentalism, 1996; (and contrib.) Encyclopedia of Transcendentalism, 1996; (with R.E. Burkholder) Emerson- ian Circles: Essays in Honor of Joel Myerson, 1997; (and contrib.) The American Renaissance in New England, 3 vols., 2000-01. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: Dept of Humanities and Arts, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA 01609, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]