Nixon, Rob

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NIXON, Rob. South African, b. 1954. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Columbia University, New York, NY, professor of English and comparative literature, until about 2000; University of Wisconsin, Madison, Rachel Carson Professor, 2000-. Publications: Nadine Gordimer, 1991; London Calling: V. S. Naipaul, Postcolonial Mandarin, 1992; Homelands, Harlem and Hollywood: South African Culture and the World Beyond, 1994; Dreambirds: The Natural History of a Fantasy, 2000. Contributor to perodicals. Address: Department of English, 7125 Helen C. White Hall, University of Wisconsin, 600 N. Park St., Madison, WI 53706, U.S.A. On- line address: [email protected]