Representing Kenneth Burke

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Professor Hayden White, Hayden V. White, Margaret Brose
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1982 - Literary Criticism - 175 pages

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About the author (1982)

Hayden V. White was born in Martin, Tennessee on July 12, 1928. He enlisted in the Navy near the end of World War II. He received a bachelor's degree in history from Wayne State University in 1951 and a master's degree from the University of Michigan in 1952. After spending two years in Rome on a Fulbright fellowship researching church reform in the Middle Ages, he received a doctorate from the University of Michigan in 1956. He taught at several universities including Wayne State University, the University of Rochester, Wesleyan University, Stanford University, and several campuses of the University of California system. He wrote several books including Metahistory: The Historical Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Europe, The Practical Past, and The Fiction of Narrative: Essays on History, Literature and Theory 1957-2007. He died on March 5, 2018 at the age of 89.