Priestman, Martin

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PRIESTMAN, Martin. British, b. 1949. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Part-time teacher at institutions in England, 1972-77; University of Surrey, Roehampton, England, lecturer in drama and English, 1977-79, senior lecturer in English, 1979-93; reader in English, 1993-99, professor of English, 1999-; writer of books and plays. Publications: (ed. with K. Parkinson) Peasants and Countrymen in Literature, 1982; Cowper's Task: Structure and Influence, 1983; Detective Fiction and Literature, 1990; Crime Fiction from Poe to the Present, 1998; Romantic Atheism: Poetry and Freethought 1780-1830, 2000. Works appear in anthologies. Address: Dept. of English, Digby Stuart College, University of Surrey, Roehampton, Roe- hampton Lane, London SW15 5P4, England. Online address: [email protected]