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Murray Krieger

Murray KriegerBorn: 27-Nov-1923
Birthplace: Newark, NJ
Died: 5-Aug-2000
Location of death: Newport Beach, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Critic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Play and Place of Criticism

Military service: US Army (1942-46, India)

Wife: Joan Krieger (d. 2002, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Catherine
Son: Eliot

    University: Rutgers University (1940-42)
    University: MA, University of Chicago (1948)
    University: PhD, Ohio State University (1952)
    Professor: University of Minnesota (1952-58)
    Professor: University of Illinois (1958-63)
    Professor: Literary Criticism, University of Iowa (1963-66)
    Professor: University of California at Irvine (1966-)

Author of books:
The New Apologists for Poetry (1956)
The Tragic Vision (1960)
The Play and Place of Criticism (1967)
The Classic Vision (1971)
Visions of Extremity in Modern Literature (1973)
Theory of Criticism: A Tradition and Its System (1976)
Poetic Presence and Illusion (1979)
Arts on the Level (1981)
Words About Words About Words: Theory, Criticism, and the Literary Text (1988)
A Reopening of Closure: Organicism Against Itself (1989)
Ekphrasis: The Illusion of the Natural Sign (1992)
The Ideological Imperative: Repression and Resistance in Recent American Theory (1993)
The Institution of Theory (1994)

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