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Secondary school educator

Richard Brandon Kershner,, American secondary school educator. Member board trustees International James Joyce Foundation, since 1999. Member Modern Language Association, South Atlantic Modern Language Association (chairman modern British section 1990-1991), James Joyce Society.

Background

Kershner,, Richard Brandon was born on November 17, 1944 in Cumberland, Maryland, United States. Son of Richard Brandon and Amanda (Brown) Kershner.

Education

Bachelor, Johns Hopkins University, 1966. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1971.

Career

Assistant Professor of English,, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1972-1976;associate professor, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1976-1990;professor, U. Florida, Gainesville, since 1990.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Dylan Thomas, 1976, Joyce, Bakhtin and Popular Literature, 1989 (American Conference for Irish Studies award 1990), The Twentyeth Century Novel: An Introduction, 1997. Editor: (James Joyce) Portrait of the Artist, 1993, James Joyce and Popular Culture, 1996. Advisory editor: James Joyce Quarterly.

      Contributor articles and poetry to professional publications.

Membership

Member board trustees International James Joyce Foundation, since 1999. Member Modern Language Association, South Atlantic Modern Language Association (chairman modern British section 1990-1991), James Joyce Society.

Connections

Married Jane Bell (divorced). 1 child, Jesse; married Rhonda Thomas Riley, May 16, 1982. Children: Daniel, Rachel.

father:
Richard Brandon Kershner,

mother:
Amanda (Brown) Kershner,

spouse:
Jane Bell

spouse:
Rhonda Thomas Riley

child:
Jesse Kershner,

child:
Daniel Kershner,

child:
Rachel Kershner,