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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Charles Fanning  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: 1942 in Norwood, Massachusetts


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 Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


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