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language educator , writer

Kirk Hans Beetz, American language educator, writer. Named Outstanding Teacher, National University, 1988. Member of Browning Institute, Research Society Victorian Periodicals, Philological Association Pacific Coast, International Byron Society, Modern Language Association, Wilkie Collins Society (president since 1980).

Background

Beetz, Kirk Hans was born on January 28, 1952 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Hans Robert and Jeri (McCaffery) Beetz.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Davis, 1979.

Career

Instructor English, University of California, Davis, 1975-1982, 83. Reader studies in English, U. Mississippi, 1979, Victorian Periodicals Review, 1988. Consultant Riverside Reader, Houghton-Mifflin, Boston, 1982, 85.

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Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: John Ruskin, 1976, Wilkie Collins, 1978, Algernon Charles Swinburne, 1982, Tennyson, 1984, Frederick James Furnivall, 1987. Editor: Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults: Modern Realism Historical and Biography, volunteer 3, 1990, Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults: Fantasy and Science Fiction, 1990, Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults: Mystery, Gothic and Adventure, 1991, articles. Editor-in-chief: Wilkie Collins Society Journal, since 1981.

Membership

Member of Browning Institute, Research Society Victorian Periodicals, Philological Association Pacific Coast, International Byron Society, Modern Language Association, Wilkie Collins Society (president since 1980).

Connections

Married Suzanne Marie Munich, December 17, 1977.

father:
Hans Robert Beetz

mother:
Jeri (McCaffery) Beetz

spouse:
Suzanne Marie Munich