Wednesday, March 02, 2005

UIS faculty member publishes book on William Maxwell

A UIS faculty member is the author of the first major critical study of renowned Illinois writer William Maxwell’s life and work. University of Illinois Press has announced the publication of William Maxwell: A Literary Life by Barbara Burkhardt, an assistant professor of English at UIS. Burkhardt was a close acquaintance of Maxwell and conducted extensive interviews with him over a ten-year period before his death in July 2000 at age 91. Read more>>

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