Waddington, Raymond B(ruce)

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WADDINGTON, Raymond B(ruce)

WADDINGTON, Raymond B(ruce). American, b. 1935. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Literary critic, particularly of 16th- and 17th- century English poetry. University of Houston, instructor in English, 1961- 62; University of Kansas, Lawrence, assistant professor of English, 1962-65; University of Wisconsin, Madison, assistant professor, associate professor, and professor of English, 1966-82; University of California at Davis, professor of English, 1982-. The Medal, editorial board, 1991-; Sixteenth Century Journal, co-editor, 1994-; Praeger Series on the Early Modern World, editor; Renaissance Quarterly, editorial board, 2001-. Publications: The Mind's Empire: Myth and Form in George Chapman's Narrative Poems, 1974; Aretino's Satyr: Sexuality, Satire, and Self-Projection in Sixteenth-Century Literature and Art, 2004. EDITOR: (with T. O. Sloan) The Rhetoric of Renaissance Poetry, 1974; (with C. A. Patrides) The Age of Milton: Backgrounds to Seventeenth Century Literature, 1980; (with A.H. Williamson) The Expulsion of the Jews: 1492 and After, 1994. Address: 39 Pershing Ave, Woodland, CA 95695, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]