Nostrand, Howard Lee

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NOSTRAND, Howard Lee

NOSTRAND, Howard Lee. American, b. 1910. Genres: Language/ Linguistics, Literary criticism and history, Bibliography. Career: Professor Emeritus of Romance Languages and Literature, University of Washington, Seattle, since 1981 (Professor, 1939-81; Chairman of Dept., 1939-64). Former member of faculty, University of Buffalo, U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland, and Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island Romance Ed., Modern Language Quarterly, 1940-44; Cultural Attache, U.S. Embassy, Peru, 1944-47; Visiting Professor, Collgege de France, 1975, and Simon Fraser University, 1982; chair, National Commission on Cultural Competence, American Association of Teachers of French, 1991-; Legion d'Honneur, Chevalier, Officier, 1994. Publications: Le Theatre antique, 1934; (trans. and ed.) Ortega y Gasset: Mission of the University, 1944, 1966; The Cultural Attache, 1947; Research on Language Teaching: Bibliography, 1962, 1965; (co-author) Film-Recital of French Poems and Cultural Commentary, 1964; Background Data for the Teaching of French, 1967; (co-ed.) La France en Mutation, 1979; (co-author) Savoir vivre en francais, 1988; Databases: Our Third Technical Revolution (with Gerald R Upp), 1991. Address: GN-60, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, U.S.A.