Stowe, William W.

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STOWE, William W.

STOWE, William W. American, b. 1946. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Coleytown Junior High School, Westport, CT, English teacher, 1968-73; Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, assistant professor, 1978-84, associate professor, 1984-90, professor of English, 1990-, chair of English department, 1992-96, 2001-. Visiting instructor at Princeton University, 1976-77, and Yale University, 1977. Publications: Balzac, James, and the Realistic Novel, 1983; (ed. with G.W. Most) The Poetics of Murder: Detective Fiction and Literary Theory, 1983; Going Abroad: European Travel in Nineteenth Century American Culture, 1994. Contributor to periodicals. Address: Department of English, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06457, U.S.A.