Wolfe, Peter

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WOLFE, Peter

WOLFE, Peter. American, b. 1933. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Curators' Professor of English, University of Missouri, St. Louis, 1967-. President, Modern Literature Section, Modern Language Assn, 1971, 1975; Fulbright Lecturer, India, 1987, and Poland, 1991; exchange professor: New Zealand, 1980, USSR, 1984, Australia, 1995. Publications: The Disciplined Heart: Iris Murdoch and Her Novels, 1966; Mary Renault, 1969; Rebecca West: Artist and Thinker, 1971; Graham Greene and the Art of Entertainment, 1972; John Fowles: Magus and Moralist, 1976, 1978; Dream- ers Who Live Their Dreams: The Novels of Ross Macdonald, 1977; Beams Falling: The Art of Dashiell Hammett, 1980; Jean Rhys, 1980; Laden Choirs: The Novels of Patrick White, 1983; Something More Than Night: The Case of Raymond Chandler, 1985; Corridors of Deceit: The World of John le Carre, 1987; Yukio Mishima, 1989; Alarms and Epitaphs: The Art of Eric Ambler, 1993; In the Zone: Rod Serling's Twilight Vision, 1997; A Vision of His Own: The Mind and Art of William Gaddis, 1997; Understanding Alan Bennett, 1999; August Wilson, 1999; Like Hot Knives to the Brain: James Ellroy's Search for Himself, 2004. EDITOR: Essays in Graham Greene, 1987, 1989, 1992; Critical Essays on Patrick White, 1990. Address: Dept of English, University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO 63121, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]