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modern literature and language theory educator

Edmund Lloyd Epstein, American modern literature and language theory educator. Recipient award for excellence in teaching Standard Oil of Indiana Foundation, 1971.


Epstein, Edmund Lloyd was born on October 15, 1931 in New York City. Son of Alfred Mordechai and Eva (Rosenberg) Epstein.


Bachelor, Queens College, 1951;Master of Arts, Yale University, 1953;Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1968.


Instructor in English, U. Buffalo, 1955-1957;editor, Capricorn Books, G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York City, 1957-1963;editor-in-chief, Noonday Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York City, 1963-1965;associate Professor of English, Southern Illinois U., 1965-1971;Professor of English, Southern Illinois U., 1971-1974;Professor of English, Queens College of CUNY, Flushing, since 1975;Professor of English, Graduate Center, CUNY, since 1981. Exchange professor of University Paris, spring 1982.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: (with T.F. Hawkes) Linguistics and English Prosody, 1958, The Ordeal of Stephen Dedalus: The Conflict of the Generations in James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, 1971, Language and Style, 1978, Women's Language and Style: Studies in Contemporary Language #1, 1978, also articles. Editor: A Starchamber Quirv: a Joyce Centennial Publication, 1982, Joyce Centenary Essays, 1983, Mythic Worlds, Modern Words: the Writings of Joseph Campbell on James Joyce, 1993.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: piano, music composition, poetry.


Married Mair Tegwen Jones, September 6, 1965. Children: Anne Bronwen, Matthew Aled, Lucy Angharad.

Alfred Mordechai Epstein

Eva (Rosenberg) Epstein

Mair Tegwen Jones

Anne Bronwen Epstein

Matthew Aled Epstein

Lucy Angharad Epstein