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About David Lenson

David Lenson's research and teaching areas are: cultural studies, literature and society, poetry and poetics, philosophy and literature, American studies, and theory of tragedy. books include: On Drugs, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 1995 (paperback 1999); The Birth of Tragedy: A Commentary, Twayne Publishers, Boston, 1987; Ride the Shadow, L'Epervier Press, Ft. Collins, Colorado, 1979; The Gambler, Lynx House Press, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1977; Achilles' Choice: Examples of Modern Tragedy, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1975 (reprinted 1977). He is a former editor of the Massachusetts Review, and past President of the Massachusetts Society of Professors.


Present Professor of Comparative Literature, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Present Program Directorm, Department of Comparative Literature, University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Herter Hall, Rm 427
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003
Tel: 413-545-2557


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