Oates, Stephen B(aery)

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OATES, Stephen B(aery)

OATES, Stephen B(aery). American, b. 1936. Genres: History, Biography. Career: Professor of History and Adjunct Professor of English, both since 1971, and Paul Murray Professor of Biography, since 1986, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Assistant Professor, 1968-69; Associate Professor, 1969-70). Instructor to Assistant Professor, University of Texas, Arlington, 1964-68. Publications: Confederate Cavalry West of the River, 1961; (ed.) Rip Ford's Texas, 1963, 1987; (ed.) The Republic of Texas, 1968; Visions of Glory: Texans on the Southwestern Frontier, 1970; To Purge This Land with Blood: A Biography of John Brown, 1970, 1984; (ed.) Portrait of America: From the Cliff Dwellers to the End of Reconstruction, 1973, 1987, 1991; 1994; (ed.) Portrait of America: From Reconstruction to the Present, 1973, 1987, 1991; The Fires of Jubilee: Nat Turner's Fierce Rebellion, 1975; With Malice Toward None: The Life of Abraham Lincoln, 1977; Our Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln, John Brown, and the Civil War Era, 1979; Let the Trumpet Sound: The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr., 1982; Abraham Lincoln: The Man Behind the Myths, 1984; (ed.) Biography as High Adventure, 1986; William Faulkner, The Man and the Artist, 1987; A Woman of Valor: Clara Barton and the Civil War, 1994; The Approaching Fury: Voices of the Storm, 1820-1861, 1997. Address: 10 Bride Path, Amherst, MA 01002, U.S.A.