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Emeritus Professor of English
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4901 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128

Biography and Education


Ph.D. English/Critical Theory, University of Notre Dame, 1984

M.F.A. English/Creative Writing, Stanford University, 1980

Teaching and Research

Selected Publications


A Sinner of Memory : Essays (East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2004.) msupress.msu.edu/bookTemplate.php?bookID=2208

Wallace Stevens and the Critical Schools (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1988). Winner: Elizabeth Agee Prize for American Literary Studies (Re-issued by University of Alabama Press, 2004)

Wallace Stevens and the Feminine (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1993)

Scholarly Articles:

"Erasing Angel": The Lucifer - Trickster Figure in Flannery O'Connor's Short Fiction." The Southern Literary Journal, v. 33, no. 1 (Fall 200).muse.jhu.edu/journals/southern_literary_journal/v033/33.1schaum.html

"Just Looking": Class, Desire and the Consuming Vision in T.S. Eliot's 'In The Department Store' " Journal of Modern Literature XIII, 1 (Summer 2000).muse.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_modern_literature/v023/23.2schaum.html

"The Grammar of the Visual: Alvin L. Coburn, Ezra Pound, and the Eastern Aesthetic in Modernist Photography and Poetry." Paideuma XXIV, 2-3 (Fall/Winter 1995).


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