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Catherine Kenney

Born: 1948 in Memphis, Tennessee
Died: August 2, 2014 in Park Ridge, Illinois

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Kenney lived in Park Ridge.

Biography: Catherine Kenney was a college professor, author and Jane Austen scholar. Born Catherine McGehee in Memphis, Tennessee, she grew up in Arkansas, and studied piano at the DeShazo College of Music in Memphis. She earned her certificate to teach high school music in 1964. She earned her bachelorís degree from Sienna College at age 19, and her MA and PhD in English from Loyola University in Chicago by age 25. She taught at Loyola, at Harper, Thornton and Mundelein colleges and chaired Mundelein Collegeís English Department from 1987 to 1990.


Primary Literary Genre(s): History; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

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Selected Titles

The remarkable case of Dorothy L. Sayers /
ISBN: 087338458X OCLC: 45729762

Kent State University Press, Kent, Ohio : ©1990.

An assessment of the novels of Dorothy L. Sayers and her place in the history of detection as well as in the larger tradition of the English novel. Includes the detective and mystery fiction, Sayers on women, and the religious dimension of her act.

Thurber's anatomy of confusion /
ISBN: 0208020500 OCLC: 10404372

Archon Books, Hampen, CT : 1984.