Charles Fanning

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General Information

Name: Charles Fanning

Pen Name: None

Born: 1942 in Norwood, Massachusetts

Website: N/A


Illinois Connection

Fanning was a professor of English and History at SIU in Carbondale

Biographical and Professional Information

Attended Bridgewater State College, in Bridgewater,MA. Also, a director of Irish and Irish Immigration Studies program. He has written a number of critical works examining the contributions of Irish Americans to literary history. He earned degrees from Harvard the Univerity of Pennsylvania.

Published Works

  • Finley Peter Dunne & Mr. Dooley, The Chicago Years, University of Kentucky Press, 1978
  • Exiles of Erin, 19th Century Irish American Fiction, University of Notre Dame Press, 1987
  • The Irish Voice in America, 250 Years of Irish American Fiction, University of Kentucky Press, 2000

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Finley Peter Dunne & Mr. Dooley: The Chicago Years

ISBN: 159740201X
Release Date: 2001-01

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The Exiles of Erin: Nineteenth Century Irish-American Fiction

ISBN: 0802313159
Release Date: 1997-04-28

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The Irish Voice In America 250 years of Irish-American Fiction second edition

ISBN: 0813109701
Release Date: 1999-11-18

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Literary Awards

Frederick Jackson Turner Award, Organization of American Historians, American Book Award, Before Columbus Foundation, Book Pirse in Literary Criticism, American Conference for Irish Studies

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Charles Fanning on WorldCat

Charles Fanning on Amazon


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