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Thomas Joseph Travisano

English language educator

Thomas Joseph Travisano, American English language educator. National Endowment of the Humanities grantee 1983, 88, 94, 2000, Hartwick College grantee 1983, 85, 87, 89, 92, 96-97, 2000-2001; Win Wandersee Scholar in Residence, 1999-2000; Dupont fellow, 1976-1979; Hartwick College faculty research summer fellow, 1989.

Background

Travisano, Thomas Joseph was born on December 14, 1951 in Livingston, New Jersey, United States. Son of Frank Peter and Nancy (Drees) Travisano.

Education

Bachelor, Haverford College, 1973. Master of Arts, University Virginia, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Virginia, 1981.

Career

Assistant professor English College of William and Mary, 1980-1982, Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York, 1982-1986, associate professor English, 1987-1994, professor English, since 1994, Cora A. Babcock professor English, 1995-1998, 2004—2007, acting chair department English and theatre arts, 2002—2003. Lecturer The American Century, Oneonta, 1992-1997. Director American Century Project New York, 1995-1997.

Lecturer in field.

Works

book Elizabeth Bishop: Her Artistic Development book Midcentury Quartet: Bishop, Lowell, Jarrell, Berryman, and the Making of a Postmodern Aesthetic
  • Midcentury Quartet: Bishop, Lowell, Jarrell, Berryman, and the Making of a Postmodern Aesthetic

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    In a February 1966 letter to her artistic confidant, R...)

  • Elizabeth Bishop: Her Artistic Development

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    In this book, the first study of Elizabeth Bishop's wh...)

  • Author: Elizabeth Bishop: Her Artistic Development, 1988-1997, Midcentury Quartet: Bishop, Lowell, Jarrell, Berryman and the Making of a Postmodern Aesthetic, 1999. Editor: Elizabeth Bishop Bulletin, 1991-1997. Co-editor: Gendered Modernisms: American Women Poets and Their Readers, 1996, The New Anthology of American Poetry: Volunteer One, Beginnings to 1900, 2003, The New Anthology of American Poetry: Volunteer Two, 1900-1950, 2005.

    Contributing editor: Listener magazine, 1995—2000. Contributor articles.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, American Library Association, Elizabeth Bishop Society (member organizing committee since 1991, editor newsletter 1992-1999, president since 1997), MUG One: Macintosh Users Group of Oneonta (president 1991-1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Classical music.

Connections

Married Elsa Kathryn Thompson, May 23, 1981. Children: Michael Coulliette, Emily Coulliette.

father:
Frank Peter Travisano

mother:
Nancy (Drees) Travisano

spouse:
Elsa Kathryn Thompson

children:
Michael Coulliette Travisano

Emily Coulliette Travisano