Maner, Martin 1946–
Maner, Martin 1946–
(Martin W. Maner)
Born June 16, 1946, in Sturgis, MI; son of William Wallace (a foreign student advisor) and Jean Ellen (an international center administrator) Maner; married Martha Sue Hundley, December 22, 1969 (divorced, October, 1977); married Elizabeth Marie Noel Geer (a radiological technician), April 22, 1982 (divorced, October, 2003); children: Jaimie Kirsten, Karen Kelley. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Occidental College, B.A. (cum laude), 1968; University of Virginia, M.A., 1972, Ph.D., 1975.
Home—Dayton, OH. Office—Department of English, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435. E-mail—[email protected]
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, lecturer in English, 1975-76; Wright State University, Dayton, OH, assistant professor, 1976-81, associate professor, 1981-89, professor of English, 1989—. Cityfolk, member of Jazz Programs committee, 1987—. Military service: U.S. Army, 1969-71; served in Vietnam; became sergeant.
The Philosophical Biographer: Doubt and Dialectic in Johnson's Lives of the Poets, University of Georgia Press (Athens, GA), 1988.
The Spiral Guide to Research Writing, Mayfield (Mountain View, CA), 1996.
The Research Process, Mayfield (Mountain View, CA), 2000.
Contributor of articles and reviews to literature and philology journals.
Martin Maner once told CA: "I enjoy research writing on virtually any topic. I believe that any subject, looked at attentively and from the right angle, can be interesting."
He later added: "I write for pleasure and for discovery. I am influenced by the concept that a work of criticism should be a small work of art. I pre-write extensively and edit relentlessly. Biography poses interesting epistemological problems."
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Eighteenth-Century Studies, fall, 1992, Alexander Pettit, review of The Philosophical Biographer: Doubt and Dialectic in Johnson's Lives of the Poets, pp. 121-126.
English Studies, June, 1991, Irene Simon, review of The Philosophical Biographer, pp. 280-283.
Modern Language Review, April, 1991, Allan Ingram, review of The Philosophical Biographer, pp. 403-404.
Modern Philology, August, 1990, David Wheeler, review of The Philosophical Biographer, pp. 92-93.
Papers on Language and Literature, fall, 1992, Robert Ziegler, review of The Philosophical Biographer, pp. 457-465.
Philological Quarterly, fall, 1989, Catherine N. Parke, review of The Philosophical Biographer, pp. 527-529.
"Maner, Martin 1946–." Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series. . Encyclopedia.com. (March 20, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/educational-magazines/maner-martin-1946
"Maner, Martin 1946–." Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series. . Retrieved March 20, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/educational-magazines/maner-martin-1946
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.