SPIVACK, Charlotte. American, b. 1926. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Theatre, Biography. Career: Fisk University, Nashville, TN, assistant professor, 1958-60, associate professor, 1961-64; University of Massachusetts, Amherst, visiting lecturer, 1964-66, associate professor, 1967-70, professor of English, 1971-. Publications: (with W. Bracy) Early English Drama, 1966; George Chapman, 1967; The Comedy of Evil on Shakespeare's Stage, 1978; Ursula K. Le Guin, 1984; Merlin's Daughters: Contemporary Women Writers of Fantasy, 1987; (ed.) Merlin vs. Faust: Contending Archetypes in Western Culture, 1992; Merlin: A Thousand Heroes with One Face, 1994; (with R.L. Staples) The Company of Camelot, 1994; (with C. Herold) Archetypal Readings of Medieval Literature, 2002. Address: English Dept, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, U.S.A.