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Burton Raffel, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
J.D., Yale University, 1958
E-mail: bnraffel@cox.net
Teaching and Research Areas
Comparative literature, modern fiction, prosody, linguistics, science and literature.
Selected Books:
Some of Professor Raffel’s recent publications include: “An Autumnal,” poem, The Paris Review 157 (2000-2001); “The Genetics of Speech,” in Western Humanities Review Fall 2001; “The Crucial Importance of Elections” and “Age Wars,” poems, in The Carolina Quarterly 53.2 (2001); “Sino-Japanese Relations,” “One Plank Will Do,” “Perfect Prescription,” “Paradise Lost, Book 3, 912,” “The Return of Borrowed Books,” and “Looking at Pictures of the Lodz Ghetto,” poems, in The Paris Review 156; “C. J. Cherryh’s Fiction,” in The Literary Review 44.3 (2001); “Three Prize-Winning Poets,” in The Literary Review 44.4 (2001); “Shakespeare’s Sonnets:  Touchstone of the English Lyric Tradition,” in Explorations in Renaissance Culture Spring 2001; “Freshman Decomposition,” in Palo Alto Review Fall 2001; “Beethoven, Monet, Technology and Us,” in The Pushcart Prize xxvi (2002); Review of Czeslaw Milosz, Milosz’s ABC’s, in The Washington Post Book World, 25 March 2001; and Brief rev., Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, The Mistress of Spices, in Bas Bleu, Winter 2001.

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