McGlathery, James M. 1936–

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McGlathery, James M. 1936–

(James Melville McGlathery)

PERSONAL: Born November 22, 1936, in New Orleans, LA; son of Samuel Lyon and Mary Jackson (Garrott) McGlathery; married Nancy Judith Beyer, June 16, 1963; children: Samuel, Daniel, Benjamin, Andrew. Education: Princeton University, B.A., 1958; Yale University, M.A., 1959, Ph.D., 1964. Politics: Democrat. Hobbies and other interests: Cooking.

ADDRESSES: Home—1204 Thomas Dr., Champaign, IL 61821-1632. Office—Department of Germanic Languages, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana, IL 61801-3675; fax: 217-244-3242. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: German teacher at a private boys' school in Andover, MA, 1959–60; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, began as lecturer, became instructor in German, 1963–65; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, assistant professor, 1965–71, associate professor, 1971–84, professor of German, 1984–2000, professor emeritus, 2000–, department head, 1985–95. Journal of English and Germanic Philology, managing editor, 1972–2000.

MEMBER: North American Heine Society, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, E.T.A. Hoffmann-Gesellschaft, East-central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.


(Editor, with Lathrop P. Johnson) German Source Readings in the Arts and Sciences, Stipes Publishing (Champaign, IL), 1974.

Mysticism and Sexuality: E.T.A. Hoffmann, Peter Lang Verlag (Bern, Switzerland), Part 1: Hoffmann and His Sources, 1981, Part 2: Interpretations of the Tales, 1985.

Desire's Sway: The Plays and Stories of Heinrich von Kleist, Wayne State University Press (Detroit, MI), 1983.

(Editor) The Brothers Grimm and Folktale, University of Illinois Press (Urbana, IL), 1988.

Fairy Tale Romance: The Grimms, Basile, Perrault, University of Illinois Press (Urbana, IL), 1991.

(Editor) Music and German Literature: Their Relationship since the Middle Ages, Camden House (Columbia, SC), 1992.

Grimm's Fairy Tales: A History of Criticism on a Popular Classic, Camden House (Columbia, SC), 1993.

E.T.A. Hoffmann, Twayne (New York, NY), 1997.

Wagner's Operas and Desire, Peter Lang (New York, NY), 1998.

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