Rodden, John (Gallagher)

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RODDEN, John (Gallagher)

RODDEN, John (Gallagher). American/Irish, b. 1956. Genres: Communications/Media, Cultural/Ethnic topics, Education, Literary criticism and history, Speech/Rhetoric. Career: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, assistant professor of rhetoric, 1985-89; University of Texas at Austin, assistant professor of rhetoric, 1989-93. Freelance writer, 1993-. Member of Bread for the World. Publications: The Politics of Literary Reputation: The Making and Claiming of "St. George" Orwell, 1989; Lionel Trilling and the Critics, 1999; Conversations with Isabel Allende, 1999; Repainting the Little Red Schoolhouse: A History of Eastern German Education, 1945-95, 2001; Performing the Literary Interview: How Writers Craft Their Public Selves, 2001; Textbook Reds: Ideology and National Self-Legitimation in East German Schoolbooks, 2001; (trans.) To Light a Candle: Memoirs of Ruth Pfau, 2001; George Orwell: Scenes from an Afterlife, 2002; The Worlds of Irving Howe, 2003. Address: Department of Communication Studies, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]