Sten, Christopher (W.)

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STEN, Christopher (W.)

STEN, Christopher (W.). American, b. 1944. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: George Washington University, Washington, DC, instructor, 1970, assistant professor, 1971-78, associate professor, 1978-88, professor of English, 1988-, head of department, 1987-91, 1994-98, director of graduate studies in English, 1985-87. University of Wuerzburg, senior Fulbright lecturer in American literature, 1975-76. The Melville Society, secretary, 1997-, president, 2003. Publications: (ed. and author of intro.) Savage Eye: Melville and the Visual Arts, 1992; The Weaver-God, He Weaves: Melville and the Poetics of the Novel, 1996; Sounding the Whale: Moby-Dick as Epic Novel, 1996. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to literature and language journals. Address: Department of English, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]