Ravitz, Abe (Carl)

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RAVITZ, Abe (Carl)

RAVITZ, Abe (Carl). American, b. 1927. Genres: Intellectual history, Literary criticism and history, Biography. Career: Pennsylvania State University, University Park, assistant professor, 1953-58; Hiram College, Ohio, professor, 1958-66; California State University, Dominguez Hills, professor of English, 1966-86, chairman of dept., 1966-80, emeritus professor of English, 1986-. Publications: Clarence Darrow and the American Literary Tradition, 1962; The Haywood Case, 1963; David Graham Phillips, 1965; The American Disinherited: A Profile in Fiction, 1970; The Disinherited: Plays, 1974; Alfred Henry Lewis, 1979; Leane Zugsmith's Thunder on the Left, 1992; Rex Beach, 1994; Imitations of Life: Fannie Hurst's Gaslight Sonatas, 1997. Address: Dept. of English, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1000 E. Victoria, Carson, CA 90747, U.S.A.