WOODRING, Carl. American, b. 1919. Genres: Humanities, Literary criticism and history. Career: Woodberry Professor Emeritus of Literature, Columbia University, NYC. Instructor to Professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1948-61. Publications: Victorian Samplers, 1952; Politics in the Poetry of Coleridge, 1961; Wordsworth, 1965; Virginia Woolf, 1966; Politics in English Romantic Poetry, 1970; Nature into Art: Cultural Transformations in Nineteenth-Century Britain, 1989; Literature: an Embattled Profession, 1999. EDITOR: Prose of the Romantic Period, 1961; Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 2 vols., 1990; The Columbia History of British Poetry, 1994; (co) The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry, 1995. Address: 2838 Montebello Rd., No. 20, Austin, TX 78746-6828, U.S.A.