Ricardo Quinones (Author)
39 West Press
October 07, 2014
6.0 X 0.21 X 9.0 inches | 0.31 pounds
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About the Author
Ricardo Quinones was a scholar-critic, professor emeritus of Claremont McKenna College. He was the author of such prize-winning volumes as The Changes of Cain: Violence and the Lost Brother in Cain-Abel Literature (1991), Dualisms: The Agons of the Modern World (2007), and Erasmus and Voltaire: Why They Still Matter (2010).Mr. Quinones held academic positions as professor or visiting professor at many colleges and universities, including Harvard University, the City University of New York, UC Irvine, and the University of Kansas and served as president of the Association of Literary Scholars and Critics, chair of the MLA's executive committee on comparative literature, member of the California Council for the Humanities, and member of the National Council on the Humanities. He received his B.A. from Northwestern University and his Ph.D. from Harvard University.