Larry Lockridge

Larry Lockridge is Professor of English at New York University. He has previously taught at Harvard, Rutgers, and Northwestern, and has held Danforth, Woodrow Wilson, and Guggenheim fellowships, and a National Endowment for the Humanities summer stipend. He has twice served as Director, New York University in London. His books include Coleridge the Moralist (Cornell UP, 1977), The Ethics of Romanticism (Cambridge UP, 1989, rpt. 2005), Nineteenth-Century Lives (co-edited, Cambridge UP, 1989, rpt. 2008), and a biography of his father, Shade of the Raintree: The Life and Death of Ross Lockridge, Jr., Author of Raintree County (Viking, 1994; Indiana UP, 2014, rpt. with new preface), which received the MidAmerica Award in 1998. In 2014 he co-curated a centennial exhibition, "A Celebration of the Life and Work of Ross Lockridge, Jr.," at the Lilly Library, Indiana University. He has keynoted two international conferences on suicidology. Other publications include the essays "Explaining Coleridge's Explanation: Toward a Practical Methodology for Coleridge Studies," "The Ethics of Biography and Autobiography," and "Biography and Enigma." He has been at work on a series of short satiric novels.


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