Edward Mendelson

__NOTOC__ Edward Mendelson (born March 15, 1946) is a professor of English and Comparative Literature and the Lionel Trilling Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University. He is the literary executor of the Estate of W. H. Auden and the author or editor of several books about Auden's work, including ''Early Auden'' (1981) and ''Later Auden'' (1999). He is also the author of ''The Things That Matter: What Seven Classic Novels Have to Say About the Stages of Life'' (2006), about nineteenth- and twentieth-century novels, and ''Moral Agents: Eight Twentieth-Century American Writers'' (2015).

He has edited standard editions of works by W. H. Auden, including ''Collected Poems'' (1976; 2nd edn. 1990; 3rd edn., 2007), ''The English Auden'' (1977), ''Selected Poems'' (1979, 2nd edn., 2007), ''As I Walked Out One Evening'' (selected light verse, 1995), and the continuing ''Complete Works of W. H. Auden'' (1986– ).

His work on Thomas Pynchon includes ''Pynchon: A Collection of Critical Essays'' (1978) and numerous essays, including "The Sacred, the Profane, and ''The Crying of Lot 49'' (1975; reprinted in the 1978 collection) and "Gravity's Encyclopedia" (in ''Mindful Pleasures: Essays on Thomas Pynchon''. The latter essay introduced the critical category of "encyclopedic narrative," further elaborated in a later essay, "Encyclopedic Narrative from Dante to Pynchon".

He is the editor of annotated editions of novels by Thomas Hardy, George Meredith, Arnold Bennett, H. G. Wells, and Anthony Trollope. With Michael Seidel he co-edited ''Homer to Brecht; The European Epic and Dramatic Traditions'' (1977).

He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2015. He was elected a Member of the American Philosophical Society in 2017. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and was the first Isabel Dalhousie Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh.

Before teaching at Columbia, he was an associate professor of English at Yale University and a visiting associate professor of English at Harvard University. He received a B.A. from the University of Rochester (1966) and a Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University (1969).

Since 1986 he has written about computing, software, and typography and is a contributing editor of ''PC Magazine.''

He is married to the writer Cheryl Mendelson. Provided by Wikipedia
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