Wolff, Cynthia Griffin

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WOLFF, Cynthia Griffin

WOLFF, Cynthia Griffin. American, b. 1936. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Literary criticism and history, Biography. Career: Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY, asst professor of English, 1968-70; University of Massachusetts, Amherst, asst professor, 1971-74, assoc professor, 1974-76, professor of English, 1976-80; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, professor of humanities, 1980-85, Class of 1922 Professor of Humanities, 1985-2003, emeritus, 2003-. Publications: Samuel Richardson (literary criticism), 1972; A Feast of Words: The Triumph of Edith Wharton (biography), 1977, 2nd ed., 1995; Emily Dickinson (biography), 1986. EDITOR: Other Lives, 1973; Classic American Women Writers, 1980; E. Wharton, The House of Mirth, 1985; Four Stories by American Women, 1990.