Brietzke, Zander 1960-

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BRIETZKE, Zander 1960-

PERSONAL: Born August 10, 1960, in Joplin, MO; son of Milton (a college professor) and Hazel (a teacher; maiden name, Riley) Brietzke; married Carol Elizabeth Gerry (a magazine editor), June 15, 1991; children: Sasha, Jackson. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Attended Grinnell College, 1978-79; Missouri Southern State College, B.A., 1982; University of Alabama, M.F.A., 1985; Stanford University, Ph.D., 1991. Politics: Democrat. Hobbies and other interests: Baseball.

ADDRESSES: Home—205 Watchung Ave., Montclair, NJ 07043; fax: 973-509-3632. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER: Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Montgomery, production assistant, 1985-87; Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, visiting assistant professor, 1992-94; College of Wooster, Wooster, OH, assistant professor, 1994-98; independent scholar and writer, 1998—.

MEMBER: Modern Language Association of America, American Theater and Drama Society, Association for Theater in Higher Education, Eugene O'Neill Society (vice president).


The Aesthetics of Failure: Dynamic Structure in thePlays of Eugene O'Neill, McFarland and Co. (Jefferson, NC), 2001.

(Editor, with Stephen A. Black, Jackson R. Bryer, and Sheila Hickey Garvey) Jason Robards Remembered: Essays and Recollections, McFarland and Co. (Jefferson, NC), 2002.