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J. Hillis Miller

J. Hillis MillerAKA Joseph Hillis Miller

Born: 5-Mar-1928
Birthplace: Newport News, VA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Critic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Deconstructionist literary critic

Wife: (three children)

    University: BA, Oberlin College (1948)
    University: MA, Harvard University (1949)
    University: PhD, Harvard University (1952)
    Professor: Williams College (1952-53)
    Professor: Johns Hopkins University (1953-72)
    Professor: Yale University (1972-86)
    Professor: English, University of California at Irvine (1986-)

Author of books:
Charles Dickens: The World of His Novels (1958, criticism)
The Disappearance of God: Five Nineteenth-Century Writers (1963, criticism)
Poets of Reality: Six Twentieth-Century Writers (1965, criticism)
The Form of Victorian Fiction: Thackeray, Dickens, Trollope, George Eliot, Meredith, and Hardy (1968, criticism)
Thomas Hardy: Distance and Desire (1970, criticism)
Fiction and Repetition (1982, criticism)
The Linguistic Moment: From Wordsworth to Stevens (1985, criticism)
The Ethics of Reading: Kant, de Man, Eliot, Trollope, James, and Benjamin (1987, criticism)
Versions of Pygmalion (1990)
Hawthorne & History: Defacing It (1991, criticism)
Theory Now and Then (1991)
Ariadne's Thread: Story Lines (1992)
New Starts: Performative Topographies in Literature and Criticism (1993)
Speech Acts in Literature (2001)

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