Stout, Janis P.

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STOUT, Janis P.

STOUT, Janis P. American, b. 1939. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Literary criticism and history. Career: Rice University, Houston, TX, director of graduate programs and English lecturer, 1977-87; Texas A & M University, associate dean of College of Liberal Arts, 1987-94, professor of English, 1987-, dean of faculties and associate provost, 1998-; Auburn University, Auburn, AL, acting associate dean of College of Liberal Arts, 1992-93. Publications: Sodoms in Eden: The City in American Fiction before 1860, 1976; A Family Likeness, 1982; The Journey Narrative in American Literature: Patterns and Departures, 1983; Eighteen Holes, 1984; Strategies of Reticence: Silence and Meaning in the Works of Jane Austen, Willa Cather, Katherine Anne Porter and Joan Didion, 1990; Home Truth, 1992; Katherine Anne Porter: A Sense of the Times, 1995; Through the Window, Out the Door: Women's Narratives of Departure, 1998; Willa Cather: The Writer and Her World, 2000; A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather, 2002. Author of scholarly articles, essays, and short stories. Address: Texas A & M University, 1126 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-1126, U.S.A.