Gold, Joseph 1933-

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GOLD, Joseph 1933-

PERSONAL: Born June 30, 1933, in London, England; son of Maurice and Kitty (Goldberg) Gold; married Sandra Abramson, December 23, 1955; children: Deborah, Anna Michelle, Joel Martin Kit. Education: University of Birmingham, B.A. (with honors), 1955; University of Wisconsin, Ph.D., 1959. Politics: Socialist. Religion: Jewish. Hobbies and other interests: Reading, cooking, fishing, archery, canoeing.

ADDRESSES: Home—P.O. Box 1332, Haileybury, Ontario P0J 1K0, Canada. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Whitewater State College (now University of Wisconsin—Whitewater), Whitewater, WI, member of English faculty, 1959-60; University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, began as associate professor, became professor of English, 1960-70; University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, professor of English, 1970-94, professor emeritus, 1994—, department chair, 1970-73. Therapy North, Inc., president; marriage and family therapist. Manitoba Theater Centre, member of board of governors, 1969; Haileybury Public Library, board chair, 1996-99; Classic Theater, Cobalt, Ontario, Canada, board member, 1996-98. Canadian Broadcasting Corp., presenter of talks and literary criticism.

MEMBER: Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television, and Radio Artists, Association for Bibliotherapy in Canada (founder; president, 1992-93, 1997—), American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (clinical member).


William Faulkner: A Study in Humanism from Metaphor to Discourse, University of Oklahoma Press (Norman, OK), 1966.

(Editor) Charles G. D. Roberts, King of Beasts, andOther Stories, Ryerson (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1967.

(Compiler) The Stature of Dickens: A Centenary Bibliography, University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1971.

Charles Dickens: Radical Moralist, Copp Clark Publishing (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1972.

(Editor) Charles G. D. Roberts, The Heart of theAncient Wood, McClelland & Stewart (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1973.

(Editor) In the Name of Language, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1975.

Read for Your Life: Literature As a Life SupportSystem, Fitzhenry & Whiteside (Markham, Ontario, Canada), 2001.

The Story Species: Our Life-Literature Connection, Fitzhenry & Whiteside (Markham, Ontario, Canada), 2002.

Contributor to Canadian Literature, Dalhousie Review, Mississippi Quarterly, and other journals.



Emergency Librarian, March, 1991, review of Read for Your Life: Literature As a Life Support System, p. 45.

Globe and Mail (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), July 13, 2002, review of The Story Species: Our Life-Literature Connection, p. 1.

Library Journal, June 1, 2002, Nancy P. Shires, review of The Story Species, p. 147.*