Spacks, Patricia Meyer

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SPACKS, Patricia Meyer

SPACKS, Patricia Meyer. American, b. 1929. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Professor of English, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, since 1989. Instructor in English, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1954-56; Instructor in Humanities, University of Florida, Gainesville, 1958- 59; Instructor, 1959-61, Assistant Professor, 1961-65, Associate Professor, 1965-68, and Professor of English, 1968-79, Wellesley College, Massachusetts; Professor of English, 1979-89, and Chairman of the Dept., 1985- 88, Yale University, New Haven, CT; Edgar F. Shannon Professor of English, 1989-, English Dept., chairman, University of Virginia, 1991-94. Publications: The Varied God, 1969; The Insistence of Horror, 1962; John Gay, 1965; Poetry of Vision, 1967; An Argument of Images, 1971; Female Imagination, 1975; Imagining a Self, 1976; The Adolescent Idea, 1981; Gossip, 1985; Desire and Truth, 1990; Boredom, 1995. EDITOR: 18th Century Poetry, 1964; Late Augustan Prose, 1971; Late Augustan Poetry, 1973; The Contemporary Women Novelists, 1977. Address: Dept. of English, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22903, U.S.A.