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Joseph Epstein

Emeritus Lecturer of English

B.A. University of Chicago


Joseph Epstein (B.A. University of Chicago) edited and introduced Masters: Portraits of Great Teachers. Author of Divorced in AmericaFamiliar TerritoryAmbitionThe Middle of My Tether, Plausible PrejudicesOnce More Around the BlockPartial Payments, and A Line Out for A Walk (essays); Pertinent PlayersWith My Trousers Rolled (1995); editor, The Norton Book of Personal Essays (1996); The Goldin Boys (stories);Life Sentences (1997) and Narcissus Leaves the Pool (essays-5/1999), Snobbery (essays, 2002) and Fabulous Small Jews (short stories, 7/2003).

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