Wood, Michael

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WOOD, Michael

WOOD, Michael. British, b. 1936. Genres: Plays/Screenplays, Film, Literary criticism and history. Career: Fellow, St. John's College, Cambridge, 1961-64; Instructor, 1964-66, Asst Professor, 1968-71, Assoc Professor, 1971-74, and Professor of Comparative Literature, 1974-82, Columbia University, NYC; Exeter University, professor of English Literature, 1982- 95; Princeton University, Professor of English, 1995-. Guggenheim Fellow, 1973-74; National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, 1978-79; Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, 1992-; Visiting Fellow, Princeton University, 1993. Publications: (co-author) Scene Nun, Take One (screenplay), 1966; (co-author) Praise Marx and Pass the Ammunition (screenplay), 1968; Stendhal, 1971; America in the Movies: Or Santa Maria, It Had Slipped My Mind, 1975; (ed.) Literature: Fiction, Poetry, Drama (textbook), 1977; Gabriel Garcia Marquez: One Hundred Years of Solitude, 1990; The Magician's Doubts: Nabokov and the Risks of Fiction, 1994; Children of Silence: On Contemporary Fiction, 1998; Belle de Jour, 2000; Franz Kafka, 2002. Address: 26 Alexander St, Princeton, NJ 08540, U.S.A.