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Leslie Aaron A. Fiedler

Leslie Aaron Fiedler, American English educator, actor, author. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Modern Language Association (Hubbell medal), American Association of University Professors, English Institute, American Academy and Institute Arts and Letters (department literature), Dante Society of America, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • FIEDLER, Leslie was born on March 8, 1917 in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Son of Jacob Fiedler and Lillian Rosenstrauch.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, New York University, 1938. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1939. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1941.

      Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1947.

    Career

    • Member faculty University Montana, 1941-1964, from instructor to associate professor English, 1941-1953, professor, 1953-1964, chairman department English, 1954-1956. Professor State University of New York, Buffalo, from 1965. Visiting professor University Rome, 1951-1952, University Bologna and Ca Foscari University, Italy, 1952-1953, Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1956-1957, Athens University, 1961-1962, University Sussex, England, 1967-1968, University Paris, 1970-1971.

      Junior fellow Indiana University School Letters, since 1951. Associate Calhoun fellow Yale University, New Haven, since 1969.

    Works

    • Freaks

    Membership

    Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Modern Language Association (Hubbell medal), American Association of University Professors, English Institute, American Academy and Institute Arts and Letters (department literature), Dante Society of America, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Phi Beta Kappa.
    • Modern Language Association (Hubbell medal)

    • American Association of University Professors

    • English Institute

    • American Academy and Institute Arts and Letters (department literature)

    • Dante Society American

    • Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists (international association)

    • Phi Beta Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Swimming and/or meditation.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Ann Shipley, October 7, 1939 (divorced 1972). Children: Kurt, Eric, Michael, Deborah, Jenny, Miriam. Married Sally Andersen, 1973.

      Stepchildren: Soren Andersen, Eric Charles Andersen.
    • father: Jacob J. Fiedler
    • mother: Lillian (Rosenstrauch) Fiedler
    • spouses: Margaret Ann Shipley
    • Sally Andersen
    • children: Kurt Fiedler
    • Eric Fiedler
    • Michael Fiedler
    • Deborah Fiedler
    • Jenny Fiedler
    • Miriam Fiedler
    • Soren Andersen Fiedler
    • Eric Charles Andersen Fiedler
    Leslie Aaron Fiedler
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    Died January 29, 2003
    (aged 85)
    Nationality
    • 1938
      New York University
    • 1939
      University Wisconsin
    • 1941
      University Wisconsin
    • 1947
      Harvard University
    • 2000 - 2000
      professor, State University of New York
      Buffalo, New York, United States
    • 2000 - 2000
      Member, faculty University Montana
    • 2000 - 2000
      from instructor, to associate professor English
    • 2000 - 2000
      professor, faculty University Montana
    • 2000 - 2000
      chairman, department English
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      • Rockefeller fellow in humanities
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      • recipient Ivan Sandroff award for lifetime contribution to Am. arts and letters National Book Critic Cir.
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      • essay (1955): An End to Innocence
      • Essay: Come Back to the Raft Ag'in, Huck Honey!
      • essay (1959): Love and Death in the American Novel
      • essay (1964): Waiting for the End
      • essay (1966): The Last Jew in America
      • essay (1991): Essays on Literature and Jewish Identity
      • essay (1977): Freaks
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      • essay (1955): An End to Innocence
      • essay: Come Back to the Raft Ag'in, Huck Honey!
      • essay (1959): Love and Death in the American Novel
      • essay (1964): Waiting for the End
      • essay (1966): The Last Jew in America
      • essay (1991): Essays on Literature and Jewish Identity
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      • essay (1966): The Stranger In Shakespeare: Studies in the Archetypal Underworld of the Plays
      • essay (1964): An End to Innocence: Essays on Culture and Politics
      • essay (1959): Freaks: Myths and images of the secret self (A Touchstone book)
      • essay: Love and Death in the American novel
      • essay (1955): The Return of the Vanishing American
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      • Soren Andersen Fiedler
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      • Eric Charles Andersen Fiedler
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      • Lillian (Rosenstrauch) Fiedler
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