Franklin, Benjamin, V 1939–

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Franklin, Benjamin, V 1939–

PERSONAL: Born September 10, 1939, in Gallipolis, OH; son of Benjamin IV (a teacher and magician) and Virginia H. (a teacher) Franklin; married Jo Taft, August 25, 1962; children: Abigail, Rebecca J. Education: Ohio State University, B.A. and B.S., both 1965; Ohio University, M.A., 1966, Ph.D., 1969.

ADDRESSES: Office—c/o Department of English, University of South Carolina at Columbia, Columbia, SC 29208.

CAREER: Writer and educator. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, assistant professor of English, 1969–76; University of South Carolina at Columbia, Columbia, associate professor, 1976–81, professor of English, 1981–2002. University of Athens, Fulbright professor, 1982–84; University of Helsinki, visiting professor, 1995; University of Hannover, Fulbright professor, 2002–03. American Community Schools, Athens, Greece, member of board of education, 1983–84. Host of public radio series Jazz in Retrospect, 1976–91. Military service: U.S. Army Reserve, 1960–66.


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(Editor) Wambly Bald, On the Left Bank, 1929–1933, Ohio University Press (Athens, OH), 1987.

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(Editor) Nathaniel Hawthorne: A Documentary Volume, Gale (Detroit, MI), 2003.

The Other John Adams, 1705–1740, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (Cranbury, NJ), 2003.

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