Curtis White

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General Information

Name: Curtis White

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction, Non-Fiction

Born: January 24, 1951 in Oakland, California

Website: N/A


Illinois Connection

Curtis currently resides in Normal, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Curtis White is a professor of English at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. He is a widely acclaimed essayist and author. His work appears regularly in Context and Harper's. He is the President of the Board of Directors of the Center for Book Culture/Dalkey Archive Press.

Published Works

  • Heretical Songs, New York, N.Y., 1981
  • Metaphysics in the Midwest, Sun and Moon Press, 1988
  • The Idea of Home, Sun and Moon Press, 1992
  • Memories of My Father Watching TV, Dalkey Archive Press, 1998
  • Monstrous Possibility, An Invitation to Literary Politics, Dalkey Archive Press, 1998
  • Requiem, Dalkey Archive Press, 2001
  • The Middle Mind; Why Americans Don't Think For Themselves, HarperOne, 2004
  • America's Magic Mountain, Dalkey Archive Press, 2004
  • The Spirit of Disobedience; Resisting The Charms of Fake Politics, Mindless Consumption and the Culture of Total Work, Polipoint Press, 2008
  • The Barbaric Heart; Faith, Money and the Crisis of Nature, Polipoint, 2009

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Monstrous Possibility: An Invitation to Literary Politics (American Literature (Dalkey Archive))

ISBN: 1564781909
Release Date: 1998-06-01

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Requiem (American Literature (Dalkey Archive))

ISBN: 1564783081
Release Date: 2001-10-01

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The Middle Mind: Why Americans Don't Think for Themselves

ISBN: 0060730595
Release Date: 2004-10-05

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America's Magic Mountain (Lannan Selection)

ISBN: 1564783693
Release Date: 2004-11-01

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The Barbaric Heart: Faith, Money, and the Crisis of Nature

ISBN: 0981709125
Release Date: 2009-09-03

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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