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Leslie A. Fiedler

Leslie A. FiedlerAKA Leslie Aaron Fiedler

Born: 8-Mar-1917
Birthplace: Newark, NJ
Died: 29-Jan-2003
Location of death: Buffalo, NY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, NY

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Love and Death in the American Novel

Military service: US Navy Reserve (1942-46)

Father: Jacob Fiedler
Mother: Lillian Rosenstrauch
Wife: Margaret A. Shipley (m. 7-Oct-1939, div. 1972, three sons, three daughters)
Son: Kurt Fiedler (b. 1941)
Son: Eric Ellery Fiedler (b. 1942)
Son: Michael (b. 1947)
Daughter: Debbie (b. 1949)
Daughter: Jenny (b. 1952)
Daughter: Miriam (b. 1955)
Wife: Sally Anderson (m. 1973, two stepsons)

    High School: South Side High School (1934)
    University: MA, University of Wisconsin (1939)
    University: PhD, University of Wisconsin (1941)
    University: Harvard University
    Professor: Montana State University (1941-)
    Professor: SUNY Buffalo

    Fulbright 1951
    Fulbright 1962
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1970

    Stone Reader (Jan-2002) · Himself

Author of books:
An End to Innocence: Essays on Culture and Politics (1955, essays)
The Jew in the American Novel (1959, criticism)
Love and Death in the American Novel (1960, criticism)
No! in Thunder: Essays on Myth and Literature (1960, essays)
Pull Down Vanity and Other Stories (1963, short stories)
The Second Stone: A Love Story (1963, novel)
Waiting for the End (1964)
Back to China (1965, novel)
Last Jew in America (1966)
The Return of the Vanishing American (1968)
Nude Croquet: The Stories of Leslie Fiedler (1969, short stories)
Being Busted (1969, essays)
The Collected Essays of Leslie Fiedler (1971, essays, 2 vols.)
The Stranger in Shakespeare (1972)
Cross the Border -- Close the Gap (1972)
To the Gentiles (1972)
The Messengers Will Come No More (1974)
Freaks: Myths and Images of the Secret Self (1978)
The Inadvertent Epic: From Uncle Tom's Cabin to Roots (1979, essays)
What Was Literature? Class Culture And Mass Society (1982)
Buffalo Bill and the Wild West (1982)
Olaf Stapledon: A Man Divided (1983)
Fiedler on the Roof: Essays on Literature and Jewish Identity (1990, essays)
Tyranny of the Normal: Essays on Bioethics, Theology and Myth (1996, essays)

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