9/2009

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

RICHARD FARR DIETRICH

 

 

BORN: 1/16/36                          WIFE:     Lori

      Sandusky, Ohio                   CHILDREN: Rick, Travis, Lynn Marie

 

OFFICE   English Department            HOME     14429 Wadsworth Drive

ADDRESS: U. of South Florida           ADDRESS:  Odessa, Florida 33556

         Tampa, Florida 33620                   (813) 920-2986

         Retired (Professor Emeritus)

      

FAX: (813) 926-9814                    E-Mail: dietrich@cas.usf.edu

 

WEB SITES:

 

Curriculum Vitae: http://chuma.cas.usf.edu/~dietrich/Vita2008.htm

 

The University Press of Florida Shaw Series--http://www.upf.com/seriesresult.asp?ser=gbshaw

 

"SHAW BIZNESS"---http://chuma.cas.usf.edu/~dietrich/shawbizness.html

 

"OZYMANDIAS"--- http://www.rfd2.net/

 

The International Shaw Society—http://www.shawsociety.org

 

The Bernard Shaw Society---http://chuma.cas.usf.edu/~dietrich/shawsociety.html

 

British Drama from 1890 to 1950: A Critical History--http://chuma.cas.usf.edu/~dietrich/britishdrama.htm

 

Rennes-le-Château: A Postmodernist Case--http://chuma.cas.usf.edu/~dietrich/rennes-summary.html

 

A History and Criticism of “The Apocalypse”-- http://chuma.cas.usf.edu/~dietrich/apocalypse.html

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

 

     High School---------Port Clinton, Ohio...............1954

     A.B. in Psychology--Miami University (Ohio)..........1958

     M.A. in English-----Bowling Green State University...1960

     Ph.D. in English----Florida State University.........1965

 

 

TEACHING POSITIONS:

 

     Teaching Assistant--Bowling Green State U............1959-60

     Teaching Assistant--Florida State U..................1960-63

     Instructor----------U. of Delaware...................1963-65

     Assistant Professor-U. of Delaware...................1965-68

     Assistant Professor-U. of South Florida..............1968-70

     Associate Professor-U. of South Florida..............1970-76

     Professor-----------U. of South Florida..............1976-2000

     Professor Emeritus—-U. of South Florida..............2000-

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS:

 

     Chairman of Freshman English--------U. of Delaware...1965-68

     Chair, Departmental Research Assignment Com.-USF.....1975&79

     Chair, New York Program Committee------------USF.....1978-83

     Chair, Salary, Tenure & Promotion Committee--USF.....1982-83

     Chair, College Evaluation of Teaching

         Oversight Committee----------------------USF.....1982-83

     Acting Chair, English Dept.------------------USF....Aug.1983

     Director of Freshman English-----------------USF.....1983-84

     Chair, College Council-----------------------USF.....1984-85

     Chair, Salary, Tenure & Promotion Committee--USF.....1985-97

     Chair, Dept. Graduate Placement Committee----USF.....1987-90

     Chair, College Tenure & Promotion Committee--USF.....1989-90

     Interim Editor, USF Press--------------------USF.....1990-92

     Interim Chair, USF Press Editorial Board-----USF.....1990-92

     Chair, Salary, Tenure & Promotion Committee--USF.....1991-92

     Director, Office of Scholarly Publications---USF.....1992-93

     Chair, Scholarly Publications Council--------USF.....1992-93

     Director, The Publications Council-----------USF.....1993-95

     Chair, Teaching Incentive Program Awards Com-USF.....1993-94

     Chair, Graduate Admissions Committee---------USF.....1993-94

     Chair, M.A. Exam Committee-------------------USF.....1994-95

     Chair, Salary, Tenure & Promotion Committee--USF.....1994-95

     Chair, Ph.D. Exam Committee------------------USF.....1996

     Chair, CAS Tenure & Promotion Committee------USF.....1997-98

     President, International Shaw Society----------------2004-09

 

SERVICE: DEPARTMENTAL

 

1964-68  Freshman English Committee, Sophomore English Committee,

         Graduate English Committee, Curriculum Committee,

         Executive Committee------U. of Delaware

At USF:

1971-73  Ad Hoc Freshman English Committee

1972-73  Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

1971-73  Release Time Committee

1976-78  Salary, Tenure & Promotion Committee

1978-79  The Writer's Theater

1981-82  Committee to Review Salary, Tenure & Promotion Committee

         Procedures

1981-83  Salary, Tenure & Promotion Committee

1982     Freshman English Honors Program Ad Hoc Committee

1982-84  Executive Committee

1982-83  Coordinator for Distinguished Teacher & Scholar Applicants

1983-84  Freshman English Committee

1966-97  M.A. & Ph.D. Exam Committees, 1-4 per year

1966-97  Reader or Director of Theses & Dissertations, 3 per year

1984     Ad Hoc Salary, Tenure & Promotion Committee

1984-86  Honors Program Committee

1985-87  Salary, Tenure & Promotion Committee

1985-87  Executive Committee

1986-87  Coordinator for Distinguished Teacher and Scholar Applicants

1987     Search Committee for Chairman

1987-90  Graduate Placement Committee

1989-94  Graduate Committee

1988-93  Off-Campus Programs Committee

1989-90  Editor, A Handbook for Graduate Students in English

1990-92  Salary, Tenure & Promotion Committee

1992-93  Ad-Hoc Salary, Tenure & Promotion Committee

1991-92  Executive Committee (Search Committee)

1991-94  Graduate Admissions Committee

1993     Ad Hoc Salary, Tenure & Promotion Committee

1993-94  Teaching Incentive Program Awards Committee

1993-94  Ad Hoc Committee to Respond to Teaching Evaluation Instrument

1994-95  M.A. Exam Committee

1994-96  Salary, Tenure & Promotion Committee

1994-99  Executive Committee

1994-95  Search Committee (for Contemporary Drama position)

1994-95  Search Committee (for departmental Chair)

1995-96  Departmental Governance Document Committee

1996-97  Ad Hoc Faculty Evaluation Committee

1996-98  Mentoring Committee

199      1996-98         Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

1999     Search Committee for Chair

 

 

SERVICE: COLLEGE

 

1970-72  Honors Committee

1976-77  College Council

1982-83  Evaluation of Teaching Oversight Committee

1982-85  College Council

1983-84  College Council Subcommittee on New Course Proposals

1983-86  College Computer Committee

1987-90  College Of Arts & Letters Promotion & Tenure Committee

1990     Coordinator, Softball Teams for Annual Faculty/Staff Picnic

1991-93  College Faculty Development Committee

1992     Subcommittee on Mentoring

1993-94  Ad Hoc Committee on Teaching Evaluation Instrument

1996-97  CAS Tenure and Promotion Committee  (chaired Humanities 

         Subcommittee)

1997-98  CAS Tenure and Promotion Committee--Chair

 

 

 

SERVICE: UNIVERSITY

 

1973-75  Research Council

1974-76  Festival-on-the-Hill Committee (S.E.A.C.)

1983     President's Task Force on Capital Improvement Trust Funds

         (Wrote "Final Report" in absence of the chair)

1983-87  Instructional Services Council

1984-86  The Faculty Research & Development Park Advisory Committee

1984-85  The Faculty Softball Picnic Committee

1987-88  Sabbatical Committee

1989-90  Research Council, Subcommittee for Arts & Letters

1990-92  USF Press Editorial Board

1991-93  Advisor to USF Representative to the UPF Editorial Board

1992-93  The Scholarly Publications Council

1992-93  Research Council, Subcommittee for Arts & Sciences

1993-95  The Publications Council

1993-98  USF Representative to UPF Editorial Board

1995     Introducer of Keynote Speaker Edward Albee at the 23rd Annual 

         Florida Suncoast Writers' Conference

1998-01  Undergraduate Council

 

 

SERVICE: PROFESSIONAL

 

1969-92  At various times, reviewer and/or Text Consultant for The

         Ronald Press Co., Houghton Mifflin, John Wiley & Sons, Thomas Y. Crowell,

         Holt, Rinehart & Winston, D. C. Heath, Bobbs-Merrill, Random House,

         McGraw-Hill, Harper Collins, U. of Florida Press, U. of South Florida Press,

         SHAW: The Annual ofBernard Shaw Studies.

1970-71  Regional Judge, N.C.T.E. National Achievement Awards

1974-84  Drama Reader for Scholia Satyrica.

1981     Chaired section of the 11th Annual Convention of the

         Popular Culture Association.

1965-97  At various times, member of The Modern Language Association,

         National Council of Teachers of English, The Ibsen Society

         of America, The American Ibsen Theater, The Shaw Society of

         America, The Shaw Society of England, The Shaw Festival

         Theater Association, The New York Shavians, The Asolo Theater     

         Association, The American Film Institute, The Theater

         Development Fund, The Stratford Festival Theatre Association.

1989-98  Editorial Board, The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies.

1992     Chaired section on "Medievalism in Drama" at the "Seventh

         Annual General Conference on Medievalism," USF, Oct. 1, 1992.

1992     Chaired section on "Shaw Our Contemporary" at Virginia Tech 

         conference, "1992: Shaw and the Last Hundred Years," Nov. 7,

         1992, Blacksburg, Virginia.

1994     Chaired Plenary Address, Conference on THE POLITICS AND

         PROCESSES OF SCHOLARLY PUBLISHING, USF at St. Petersburg 

         (March 12-14, 1994)

1994     External Review of Asst. Prof. Michael Vanden Heuvel for

         promotion &  tenure at Arizona State U.

1994     Search Committee for the Director of the University Press

         of Florida

1996     Search Committee for the Editor in Chief of the University          

         Press of Florida

1998-    Appointed Series Editor of The Florida Shaw Series for the

    University Press of Florida.

1999-    Advisory Board, Bernard Shaw Society

1999-    Creator and Manager of the Bernard Shaw Society Web Site

1999-    Creator and Manager of the "Shaw Bizness" Website   

2004-09  President, International Shaw Society

 

SERVICE: COMMUNITY

 

1980-81  Advisory Board, The Alice People Theater Co.

1978-84  The Tampa Bay Winter Festival Theater Committee

1968-90  Departmental ticket liaison for The Asolo Theater

1981-84  Coach for Temple Terrace Little League Teams

1986-88  Timer and Field Judge for local J-V Track Meets

1986-87  Coach for Independent Day School J-V Softball Team

1988-91  Timer for Local Varsity Swim Meets

 

 

 

 

INTERVIEWS & APPEARANCES

 

Interview, Quest, Tampa: WUSF-TV.  April, 1970.

 

Interview, "Florida Accent," The Tampa Tribune, Aug. 6, 1972.

 

Interview, "Northside Edition," The Tampa Tribune, May 24, 1979.

 

Panel Discussion of Albee's The Zoo Story, Tampa: WUSF-TV.

      Taped Aug. 8, 1973.

 

Lectures on "Contemporary Drama: Down in the Dumps," Conference on

      Aging & Overcrowding.  St. Petersburg, Nov. 8, 1974, and

      Clearwater, Nov. 13, 1974.

 

Panel Discussion of Shaw's Heartbreak House, The Asolo State Theater,

      Sarasota, April 6, 1975.

 

Lectured on New York and London Off-Campus Programs to USF Theate

      Majors, Feb. 20, 1981.

 

Read a paper, "God Is A Dirty Old Man: A Review of the Falwell

      Penthouse of March, 1981," at the 11th Annual Convention of

      the Popular Culture Association in Cincinnati, March 28, 1981.

 

Read a paper, "T. S. Eliot and Modern Drama," at the Centenary

      Celebration of T. S. ELIOT AND THE MODERNISTS at the

      Nelson Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg on Oct. 28, 1988.

 

Interview, WMNF-FM, Sept. 15, 1989, with Aubrey Hampton, regarding

      Hampton's play G.B.S. & Company and Bernard Shaw in general.

 

Chaired section on "Medievalism in Drama," at the "Seventh Annual

      General Conference on Medievalism," USF, Oct. 1, 1992.

 

Chaired section on "Shaw Our Contemporary," at Virginia Tech

      conference, "1992: Shaw and the Last Hundred Years," Blacksburg,

      VA, Nov. 7, 1992.

 

Chaired Plenary Address, Conference on THE POLITICS AND PROCESSES

     OF SCHOLARLY PUBLISHING. USF St. Petersburg, March 12-14, 1994.

 

Interview, On the Teaching Incentive Program, "On Campus" by James

     Harper, St. Petersburg Times, April 6, 1994.

 

Interview, "New Publications Council Seeks Authors," USF Magazine

     (Spring 1964), 23.

 

Interview, "Council Seeks to Subsidize Works of USF Writers," The 

     Oracle (Feb. 22, 1994), 7.

 

Interview, "Christmas Classics Capture Contract," Inside USF, Aug. 19-

     Sept. 1, 1994, 3.

 

Introduced keynote speaker Edward Albee at the 23rd Annual Florida     

     Suncoast Writers' Conference, Feb. 2, 1995.

 

Lectured on John Galsworthy's Joy at the seminar "Shaw and His

Friends" at the Shaw Festival in Ontario, Aug. 14, 1998.

 

Delivered Talk, "Bernard Shaw and Tom Robbins: What It Means to Be a

Shavian at the Millennium," The Shaw Society, New York, March

12th, 1999.

 

Introduced Novelist Tom Robbins at the Suncoast Writers’Conference, U.S.F.   

St. Petersburg, Florida (Feb. 2000).

 

Talk on “Shaw’s Future in Academe” at the Shaw Conference sponsored

by Marquette University, April 19-21, 2001.

 

Talk to the Shaw Society of England on “Was Shaw a Fundamentalist Christian?”

at Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, September 30,2005.

 

Co-arranger and co-chair of the annual Shaw Symposium at the Shaw Festival

     In Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July or August of 2004-5-6-7-8-9.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS: BOOKS & PARTS OF BOOKS

 

PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG SUPERMAN: A STUDY OF SHAW'S NOVELS.

      Gainesville: U. of Florida Press, 1969.  197pp. 

 

Editor, AN UNSOCIAL SOCIALIST, by Bernard Shaw.  New York: W. W.

      Norton & Co., 1972. 260pp. With "Introduction."

 

Contributing Editor, ANNOTATED SECONDARY BIBLIOGRAPHY SERIES: G. B.    

      SHAW, Vol. III (Northern Illinois U. Press, 1986), 1-31.

      (Responsible for the published research of 1957)

 

Contributing Editor, ANNOTATED SECONDARY BIBLIOGRAPHY SERIES: G. B.

      SHAW, Vol. II (Northern Illinois U. Press, 1987), 520-567.

      (Responsible for the published research of 1956, Shaw's

      Centennial)

 

BRITISH DRAMA 1890-1950: A CRITICAL HISTORY.  (G. K. Hall & Co.,        

      1989), 308 pp.  Vol. 4 of G. K. Hall's 5-volume CRITICAL HISTORY     

      OF BRITISH DRAMA.

 

Editor, A HANDBOOK FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS IN ENGLISH, USF (1989).

 

"Foreword" to Aubrey Hampton's play, G.B.S. & COMPANY (Tampa: Organica

      Press, 1989), 9-12.

 

"William Carlos Williams' 'The Use of Force,'" reprinted in MODELS FOR 

      CLEAR WRITING, ed. by Betty R. Murrow, et al., New York: Pren-

      tice-Hall, 1989.

 

"Deconstruction as Devil's Advocacy: A Shavian Alternative," reprinted 

      in Elsie B. Adams' CRITICAL ESSAYS ON GEORGE BERNARD SHAW (Bos-

      ton: G. K. Hall & Co., 1992), 171-197.

 

BERNARD SHAW'S NOVELS: PORTRAITS OF THE ARTIST AS MAN AND SUPERMAN.  

      Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1996.  203pp.

 

Foreword to Jean Reynolds' Pygmalion's Wordplay: The Postmodern Shaw,"

 The Florida Bernard Shaw Series, University Press of Florida, 1999, ix.

 

The Final Solution: A Novel for the End of Days.  New York: Writers

Club Press, 2000.

 

Foreword to Bernard Dukore’s Shaw’s Theater, The Florida Bernard Shaw Series,

University Press of Florida, 2000, ix.

 

Foreword to Michel Pharand’s Bernard Shaw and the French, The Florida Bernard Shaw

Series, University Press of Florida, 2001, xiii-xiv.

 

Foreword to Dan H. Laurence’s The Matter with Ireland, 2nd ed., The Florida

     Bernard Shaw Series, University Press of Florida, 2001, xi-xiii.

 

Foreword to Stuart E. Baker’s Bernard Shaw’s Remarkable Religion, The

     Florida Bernard Shaw Series, University Press of Florida, 2002, ix-x.

 

Foreword to Leon Hugo’s Bernard Shaw’s The Black Girl in Search of God: The

    Story Behind the Story, The Florida Bernard Shaw Series, University Press

     of Florida, 2003, xi-xiii. 

 

Earth Angel: A Novel, 1st Books, 2003.  

 

Foreword to Peter Gahan’s Shaw Shadows: Rereading the Texts of Bernard Shaw,

     The Florida Bernard Shaw Series, University Press of Florida, 2004, xi-xii.

 

Foreword to Harold Pagliaro’s Relations Between The Sexes In the Plays of George

     Bernard Shaw (The Edwin Mellen Press, 2004), pp. ix-xiv. 

 

Alphabetical Order: A Melofarce in Two Acts, iUniverse, 2005.

 

Foreword to What Shaw Really Wrote About the War: Bernard Shaw, edited by J. L. Wisenthal

     and Daniel O’Leary, The Florida Bernard Shaw Series, University Press of Florida,

     2006, ix-x.

 

Foreword to Kay Li’s Bernard Shaw and China: Cross-Cultural Perspectives, The

     Florida Bernard Shaw Series, University Press of Florida, 2007, xv-xvi.

 

Foreword to James Alexander’s Shaw’s Controversial Socialism, The Florida Bernard

     Shaw Series, University Press of Florida, 2009.

 

Foreword to Charles A. Carpenter’s Bernard Shaw as Artist-Fabian, The Florida Bernard

Shaw Series, University Press of Florida, 2009.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS: TEXTBOOKS

 

Co-author, THE ART OF FICTION, 4 editions.  New York: Holt, Rinehart &

 Winston,1967,1974,1978,1983. 445 pp., 534 pp., 458 pp., 453 pp.

 

Co-author, INSTRUCTOR'S MANUAL FOR THE ART OF FICTION, 4 editions. 

      New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1967, 1974, 1978, 1983. 

      116 pp., 134 pp., 146 pp., 142 pp.

 

Co-author, THE ART OF DRAMA, 2 editions.  New York: Holt, Rinehart &

      Winston, 2 editions.  New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1969,

      1976.  431 pp., 781 pp.

 

Co-author, INSTRUCTOR'S MANUAL FOR THE ART OF DRAMA, 2 editions.  New

      York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1969, 1976.  188 pp., 195 pp.

 

THE REALITIES OF LITERATURE.  Boston: Xerox College Publishing Co.,

      1971.  Hardbound, 951 pp.  Softbound, 661 pp.

 

INSTRUCTOR'S MANUAL FOR THE REALITIES OF LITERATURE.  Boston: Xerox

      College Publishing Co., 1971.  119 pp.

 

Critical Essays on Williams' "The Use of Force," Forster's "The

      Celestial Omnibus," Dunsany's "The Two Bottles of Relish,"

      Steinbeck's "The Chrysanthemums," Anderson's "I'm a Fool,"

      Tolstoy's "The Death of Ivan Ilych," Conrad's "The Heart of

      Darkness," "Samson and Delilah," "Bear Man," Brautigan's

      "Homage to the San Francisco YMCA," Robbe-Grillet's "The

      Secret Room," and Bellow's "A Father-to-Be" in the INSTRUCTOR'S

      MANUAL FOR THE ART OF FICTION, 4 editions, as above.

 

Critical Essays on Ibsen's The Wild Duck, Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra,

      Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, Williams' The Glass Menagerie,

      Beckett's Act Without Words II in the INSTRUCTOR'S MANUAL FOR

      THE ART OF DRAMA, 2 editions, as above.

 

Critical Essays on Cummings' "nobody loses all the time," Robinson's

      "Richard Cory," Thomas's "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good

      Night," Shakespeare's "Sonnet 73," Owen's "Greater Love,"

      Auden's "The Unknown Citizen," Shakespeare's "All the World's a

      Stage," Schwartz's "The Heavy Bear Who Goes With Me," Auden's "O

      Where Are You Going?," Miles's "Government Injunction 

      Restraining Harlem Cosmetic Co.," in the INSTRUCTOR'S MANUAL FOR

      THE REALITIES OF LITERATURE LITERATURE, as above.

 

Critical Essay on William Carlos Williams's "The Use of Force,"

      published in the INSTRUCTOR'S MANUAL FOR THE REALITIES OF

      LITERATURE (as above), reprinted in MODELS FOR CLEAR WRITING,

      ed. by Betty R. Morrow, et al., New York: Prentice-Hall, 1989.

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS: ARTICLES

 

"Shaw and the Passionate Mind," THE SHAW REVIEW (May, 1961), 2-11.

 

"Connotations of Rape in 'The Use of Force,'" STUDIES IN SHORT FICTION

      (Summer, 1966), 446-450.

 

"Something There Is That Doesn't Love Free Verse," VENTURE (Spring, 

      1968), 26-28.

 

"The Training of Graduate Assistants," DELAWARE ENGLISH JOURNAL 

     (Spring, 1968), 24-27.

 

"Beckett's Goad: From Stage to Film," LITERATURE/FILM QUARTERLY, IV, 1

      (Winter, 1976), 83-89.

 

"Jesus as Narrator: Albee's Case for Fiction in The Zoo Story," THE

      THEATRE ANNUAL (1977), 57-70.

 

"The Biological Draft-Dodger in Bellow's 'A Father-to-Be,'" STUDIES IN

      THE HUMANITIES (Dec. 1981), 45-51.

 

"God, Godot, and Pozzo," NOTES ON CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE (September,    

 1979), 9-10.

 

"Nora's Change of Dress," THE THEATRE ANNUAL (December, 1981), 20-39.

 

"The Secret of Robbe-Grillet's 'The Secret Room,'" NOTES ON

    LITERATURE (March, 1982), 8-9.

 

"Form and Content in Cummings' 'Space being. . . Curved,'" NOTES ON

      CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE (March, 1982), 8-9.

 

"Brautigan's 'Homage to the San Francisco YMCA,'" NOTES ON

      CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE (September, 1983), 2-4.

 

"Shavian Psychology," THE ANNUAL OF BERNARD SHAW STUDIES (1984),

      149-171.

 

"The Contrary Mr. Frost, of 'West-Running Brook,'" U. OF DAYTON

      REVIEW, Vol. 17, No. 3 (Sept. 1986), 431-451.

 

"Deconstruction as Devil's Advocacy: A Shavian Alternative," MODERN

      DRAMA, Vol. XXIX, No. 3 (Sept. 1986), 431-451.  Reprinted in 

      Elsie B. Adams, CRITICAL ESSAYS ON GEORGE BERNARD SHAW (Boston: 

      G. K. Hall & Co., 1992), 177-197.

 

"Shaw and the Uncrucifying of Christ," THE ANNUAL OF BERNARD SHAW

      STUDIES, Vol. 8 (Pennsylvania State U. Press, 1988), 15-18.

 

"Shaw on Stage," ORGANICA WRITINGS ON SCIENCE AND THE ARTS, Vol. 8,

      No. 28 (Summer, 1989), 24.

 

"Shaw and the Black Girl," Program Note for the Saturday's Children

      1990 production of Aubrey Hampton's adaptation of Shaw's The 

      Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God.

 

"Shaw as Dramatic Icon: A Bibliography of Impersonations," THE ANNUAL

      OF BERNARD SHAW STUDIES, Vol 12 (1992), 133-153.

 

"Gwym Thomas's The Ghost of Adelphi Terrace," THE ANNUAL OF BERNARD

      SHAW STUDIES, Vol 13 (1993), 139-50.

 

"Shaw and Yeats: Two Irishmen Divided by a Common Language," THE

      ANNUAL OF BERNARD SHAW STUDIES, Vol 15 (1995), 59-78.

 

Program Note for the Gorilla Theatre’s Production of Shaw’s The Man of

Destiny and “Don Juan in Hell,” September, 2000, Tampa, Florida.

 

Program Note for the Gorilla Theatre’s Production of A Thurber Carnival,

September, 2001, Tampa, Florida.

 

Program Note for the London National Theatre’s production of Granville Barker’s

      

“Was Shaw a Fundamentalist Christian?” The Shavian, 2006.

 

Contribution to Nick Grene’s “tribute” article on Dan Laurence, “Working with Dan Laurence,”

 in SHAW 28, pp.

 

“In Memoriam: Dan. H. Laurence,” a commemorative article in SHAW 28, pp.

 

PUBLICATIONS: BOOK REVIEWS

 

Reviewed Louis Crompton's The Road to Equality in THE SHAW REVIEW,

      Jan. 1972.

 

Reviewed Paul Hummert's Bernard Shaw's Marxian Romance in MODERN

      DRAMA, June, 1974.

 

 

Reviewed Daniel Dervin's Bernard Shaw: A Psychological Study in MODERN

      DRAMA, September, 1976.

 

Reviewed L.W. Conolly and Ellen M. Pearson's Bernard Shaw: On Stage,

      Papers from the 1989 International Shaw Conference (Guelph, 

      Ontario: Guelph U. Press, 1991).  Published as "An International 

      View of Shaw" in THE ANNUAL OF BERNARD SHAW STUDIES, Vol 14 

      (1994), 296-300.

 

Reviewed Elaine Showalter's Sexual Anarchy: Gender and Culture at the      

      Fin de Siecle.  Published as "Do Civilization and Syphilization 

      Go Hand in Hand?" Organica,  Vol 12 No. 44 (Summer 1993), 19.

 

Reviewed Keith Garebian's George Bernard Shaw and Christopher Newton: 

      Explorations of Shavian Theatre (Oakville, NY, London: Mosaic 

      Press, 1992).  Published as "The Newtonian Universe" in THE 

      ANNUAL OF BERNARD SHAW STUDIES, Vol 15 (1995), 240-247.

 

Reviewed J. Percy Smith's Selected Correspondence of Bernard Shaw:

      Bernard Shaw and H. G. Wells (Toronto: University of Toronto

      Press, 1995). Published as "The War of the World-Better-

      ers" in THE ANNUAL OF BERNARD SHAW STUDIES, Vol 17 (1997),

      239-246.

 

Reviewed Stanley Weintraub’s Shaw’s People: Victoria to Churchill, for 

      Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly, Vol 20, No. 4 (Fall

      1997), 489-492.

 

Review in SHAW 24 (2004) entitled “From Little Acorns…” of L. W. Conolly, ed. 

Bernard Shaw and Barry Jackson (from the “Selected Correspondence of

Bernard Shaw” Series, University of Toronto Press, 2002), PP. 253-255.

 

Review of George Bernard Shaw’s Mrs. Warren’s Profession, edited by L. W.

 Conolly (Broadview Press, 2005), in the University of Toronto Quarterly,

 “Letters in Canada 2006,” Volume 77:1 (Winter 2007/2008). 

 

“Revisiting GBS,” review of A. M. Gibbs’ Bernard Shaw: A Life, in the Irish

     Literary Supplement, Spring 2007, p. 15.

 

Review of David Staller’s PROJECT SHAW, in SHAW 28, 2008, PP.    

 

AWARDS, GRANTS, HONORS

 

1959-60  Graduate Assistantship, Bowling Green State U.

 

1960-63  Graduate Assistantship, Florida State U.

 

1966     Summer Faculty Fellowship, U. of Delaware

 

1969     Released Time Research Grant, USF (1 Quarter Released Time)

 

1973     Released Time Research Grant, USF (1 Quarter Released Time)

 

1972-73  Departmental Released Time Awards (3), USF

 

1975-84  Departmental Research Assignment Awards (9), USF

 

1979-80  Awarded Half-Pay Sabbatical

 

1980     Selected by F.S.U. to teach at their London Study Centre,

         Quarter I

 

1982     Arts & Letters Research Grant

 

1982     Sponsored Research Summer Grant

 

1985     Sponsored Research Summer Grant

 

1986-89  Invited to write Vol. IV of G. K. Hall's CRITICAL HISTORY OF

        BRITISH DRAMA

 

1987     Awarded Full-Pay Sabbatical

 

1989     Sponsored Research Summer Grant

 

1989-97  Appointed to Editorial Board, THE ANNUAL OF BERNARD SHAW

         STUDIES

 

1989-90  Nominated for University Scholar of the Year

 

1989-90  Awarded College of Arts & Letters Scholar of the Year

 

1990     Honored at First Annual Author/Artist Reception, USF Library,

         4/25

 

1990     A conference in 1988 at which I spoke, "T. S. Eliot and the

         Modernists: A Centennial Celebration," was awarded the

         designation of "Exemplary Program" by the National University     

         Continuing Education Association Division of Museum Programs,

         May 1, 1990.

 

1990-92  Appointed Interim Editor, USF Press.

 

1992-95  Appointed Director, The Publications Council.

 

1994-95  Appointed as USF Representative to the University Press

         of Florida Editorial Board.

 

1994     Appointed to the Search Committee for the Director of the

         University Press of Florida.

 

1995-96  Awarded Sabbatical

 

1996     Received Teaching Incentive Program Award

 

1996     Received Professorial Excellence Program Award

 

199      1997                        Askounes-Ashford Distinguished Scholar Award for 1997

 

1998     Appointed as Series Editor of The Florida Shaw Series for

         the University Press of Florida.

 

1999     Appointed to Advisory Board of the Bernard Shaw Society

 

2000     Awarded Emeritus Professor status at U.S.F.

 

 

 

 

COURSES & PROGRAMS INITIATED

 

1975    "The Classic Theatre" (Your Open University--TV)

 

1976    New York Program in Drama & Theater (Off-Campus Term Program)

 

1983    LAE 6389--Problems in College English Instruction: Composition

 

1984-85 Departmental Honors Program

 

1990-91 LIT 3000-501 (Audio-print Intro. to Lit. for Open University)

 

1994-95 LIT 2931-501 (Audio-print Twentieth Century Lit. for Open

        University)

 

1995-96 LIT 3155-501 (Audio-print 20th C. Lit. for Open U. & Liberal 

        Arts General Education requirement)

 

1995-96 LIT 3155-001 (meets Liberal Arts General Education

        requirement in Historical Perspectives)

 

1997-98 LIT 4804-001  Literature as Cultural Study (meets Liberal

        Arts Exit requirement)

 

199      1998-99         LIT 3155/2000-501  20th Century Literature for WebCT. 

 

1999-   Created Web Site for the Bernard Shaw Society

 

1999-   Created Web Site for "Shaw Bizness"

 

2000-   LIT 3301  "The Apocalypse" in 20t C. Literature & Film

        for WebCT.

 

 

COURSES TAUGHT: UNDERGRADUATE

 

Introduction to Literature

 

Introduction to Fiction

 

Introduction to Drama

 

Workshop in Fiction

 

Current Short Fiction

 

Drama: Texts & Films

 

Modern British Literature

 

Modern American Literature

 

The Bible as Literature

 

Contemporary Drama

 

Contemporary Literature

 

Modern Drama

 

Drama & Theater

 

20th Century Literature

 

“The Apocalypse” in Modern Literature & Film

 

20th Century Literature as a Web course

 

 

COURSES TAUGHT: GRADUATE

 

The Professional Seminar

 

Practical Criticism

 

Ibsen-Shaw Seminar

 

Ibsen-Strindberg-Shaw Seminar

 

Irish Drama

 

British & American Drama from 1770 to 1970

 

British Drama from 1660 to 1912

 

British Drama from 1800 to 1950

 

Shaw-Beckett-Stoppard Seminar

 

Problems in Advanced English Instruction of Composition

 

Problems in Advanced English Instruction of Literature

 

Doctoral Seminar in Shaw

 

Modern British Drama 1890 to 1910: Origins

 

Modern British Drama: "The Woman Question"

 

Writing for Publication

 

 

 

LISTED IN

 

DIRECTORY OF AMERICAN SCHOLARS, Vol. II

 

CONTEMPORARY AUTHORS

 

WHO'S WHO IN THE SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST

 

DICTIONARY OF INTERNATIONAL BIOGRAPHY

 

WHO'S WHO IN AMERICAN EDUCATION