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David Lenson

Professor

lenson@complit.umass.edu

(413) 545-2557

427 Herter Hall

BA, Princeton, 1967; MA., 1970; PhD, 1971

David Lenson's research and teaching areas are: cultural studies, literature and society, poetry and poetics, philosophy and literature, American studies, and theory of tragedy. books include: On Drugs, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 1995 (paperback 1999); The Birth of Tragedy: A Commentary, Twayne Publishers, Boston, 1987; Ride the Shadow, L'Epervier Press, Ft. Collins, Colorado, 1979; The Gambler, Lynx House Press, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1977; Achilles' Choice: Examples of Modern Tragedy, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1975 (reprinted 1977). He is a former editor of the Massachusetts Review, and past President of the Massachusetts Society of Professors.