Siegel, Paul N.

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SIEGEL, Paul N.

SIEGEL, Paul N. American, b. 1916. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Professor Emeritus of English, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY, 1978- (Chairman, English Dept., 1956-71; Professor, 1956-78). Instructor in English, City College, City University, NYC, 1946-49; Associate Professor, 1949-52, and Professor of English, 1952-56, Ripon College, Wisconsin; Professor, Graduate School, New York University, NYC, 1968; Professor, Shakespeare Institute, Stratford, Conn., 1969; Professor, World Centre for Shakespeare Studies, London, 1972. Publications: Shakespearean Tragedy and the Elizabethan Compromise, 1957; Shakespeare in His Time and Ours, 1968; Revolution and the Twentieth-Century Novel, 1979; Shakespeare's English and Roman History Plays: A Marxist Approach, 1986, as The Gathering Storm, 1992; The Meek and the Militant: Religion and Power across the World, 1986; The Great Reversal: Politics and Art in Solzhenitsyn, 1991. EDITOR: His Infinite Variety: Major Shakespearean Criticism since Johnson, 1964; Leon Trotsky on Literature and Art, 1970; Macbeth, 1970. Address: 101 W 85th St, New York, NY 10024, U.S.A.