Vasta, Edward

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VASTA, Edward

VASTA, Edward. American, b. 1928. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Science fiction/Fantasy, Children's fiction, Plays/Screenplays, Literary criticism and history, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: University of Notre Dame, instructor, 1958-61, assistant professor, 1961-66, associate professor, 1966-69, professor, 1969-98, fellow of Medieval Institute, 1993-, emeritus professor of English, 1998-. Publications: The Spiritual Basis of Piers Plowman, 1965; Tales from the Hidden Apple, 2001; Novellas Back and Forth, 2002; Family Passions, 2003; Love and Redemption, 2003; Mud Pie Mysteries: Fables about Children in God's World, 2004. EDITOR: Middle English Survey: Critical Essays, 1965; Interpretations of Piers Plowman, 1968; Chaucerian Problems and Perspectives, 1979. TRANSLATOR: Dante Alighieri, Vita Nuova, 1995; G.A. Mallimaci, For She Distinguished Herself, First among All, 2003. Address: Dept of English, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]