Richard Gaughran

 

 

 

 


 

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Richard Gaughran  

Office: Keezell 405
Phone: 540-568-6198
Email: gaughrre@jmu.edu
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Courses: Fall 2014
GEng 248: Survey of American Literature II (with William Lawton)
Eng 381: An Introduction to Film to 1960

Specialization:
20th Century American Literature, Baseball Literature, Balkan Literature

Education:
Ph.D., Lehigh University, 1989
M.A., Lehigh University, 1985
B.A., Roberts Wesleyan College, 1980

Publications and Interests:
          Lived and worked in Eastern Europe for 5 years (1997-2000 in Macedonia, 2000-2002 in Slovakia).

          Publications include the translating/editing of the contemporary Macedonian short story collection Change of the System (Macedonian to English) and other literary translations. They also include essays on the Coen brothers, Larry Brown, Mark Twain, Baseball Fiction, several original short stories, and (since February 2003) a regular book review column for The Daily News Record (Harrisonburg, VA), alternating with wife Lucy Bednar.

          Further interests include local acoustic musicians; the films of the Martin Scorsese, Sam Peckinpah, W.C. Fields, and the Coen Brothers; and blues/jazz/bluegrass music.



 

                                      

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