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William Deresiewicz was an associate professor of English at Yale University from 1998 to 2008. He is a contributing writer for The Nation and a contributing editor for The New Republic and The American Scholar. His work has also appeared in several publications including The New York Times, The Atlantic, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. He has won the Hiett Prize in the Humanities and the Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing. He is the author of several books including A Jane Austen Education: How Six Novels Taught Me About Love, Friendship, and the Things That Really Matter and Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life. (Bowker Author Biography)
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William Deresiewicz was an associate professor of English at Yale University until 2008 and is a widely published literary critic. His reviews and essays have appeared in The New York Times, The New Republic, The Nation, Bookforum, and The American Scholar. He was nominated for National Magazine Award in 2008 and 2009 and the National Book Critics Circle's Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing in 2010. [from A Jane Austen Education: How Six Novels Taught Me About Love, Friendship, and the Things That Really Matter (2011)]
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