Shillingsburg, Peter L(eRoy)

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SHILLINGSBURG, Peter L(eRoy). American (born Colombia), b. 1943. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, professor of English, 1970-. Australian Defence Force Academy, visiting professor, 1984 and 1989. Publications: Scholarly Editing in the Computer Age, 1984, rev. ed. 1996; Pegasus in Harness: Victorian Publishing and W. M. Thackeray, 1992; Resisting Texts, 1997. EDITOR: W.M. Thackeray, Vanity Fair, 1989; (with E. Harden) W.M. Thackeray, Henry Esmond, 1989; W.M. Thackeray, The History of Pendennis, 1991; W.M. Thackeray, Flore et Zephyr, The Yellowplush Correspondence, and The Tremendous Adventures of Major Gahagan, 1991; (and author of intro) Poems by Howell H. Gwin, 1988; W.M. Thackeray, The Newcomes, 1996. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to literature journals. Address: Department of English, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, U.S.A.