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us: Bruccoli, Matthew Joseph, 1931-2008


  • [Matthew Joseph Bruccoli, also known as M. J. Bruccoli, (b. August 21, 1931, the Bronx, New York-d. June 4, 2008, Columbia, South Carolina) was a professor of English, and an author and scholar of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and Vladimir Nabokov. Bruccoli earned his bachelors degree at Yale University in 1953 and briefly attended graduate school at Cornell University before transferring to the University of Virginia, where he received a masters degree and a doctorate. After teaching at Ohio State University for eight years, he joined the English department at the University of South Carolina in 1969. He retired in 2005 as the Emily Brown Jefferies Distinguished Professor of English. He helped run Bruccoli Clark Layman, a company that produced reference works of literary and social history, notably the Dictionary of Literary Biography. He also edited the Fitzgerald Newsletter from 1958 to 1968 and the Fitzgerald/Hemingway Annual from 1969 to 1979.]
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    • found: Brewer, F. J. James Branch Cabell, 1957.
    • found: His Some sort of epic grandeur, c1981: t.p. (Matthew J. Bruccoli)
    • found: New York times WWW site, June 6, 2008 (Matthew J. Bruccoli; b. Matthew Joseph Bruccoli, the Bronx; d. Wednesday [June 4, 2008], Columbia, S.C., aged 76; his biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald and outpouring of scholarly essays and critical editions made him the dean of Fitzgerald studies in the United States)
    • found: LC database, June 6, 2008 (hdg.: Bruccoli, Matthew Joseph, 1931-; usage: Matthew J. Bruccoli)
    • found: Michael S. Reynolds personal papers ... curriculum vitae and promotional material for publications, July 4, 1995: (file contains photograph of author Matthew Bruccoli) {http://www.jfklibrary.org/Asset-Viewer/Archives/MSRPP-005-001-p0001.aspx}
    • found: SSDI via Ancestry.com, July 6, 2016 (Matthew J. Bruccoli; b. August 21, 1931; d. June 4, 2008; last residence: Columbia, South Carolina)
    • found: OCLC, August 26, 2016 (hdgs.: Bruccoli, M. J.; Bruccoli, Matthew; Bruccoli, Matthew Joseph; Bruccoli, Matthew J., 1931-; Bruccoli, Matthew Joseph, 1931-2008; usage: Matthew J. Bruccoli; M. J. Bruccoli; Matthew Bruccoli; Matthew Joseph Bruccoli)
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    • [Matthew Joseph Bruccoli, also known as M. J. Bruccoli, (b. August 21, 1931, the Bronx, New York-d. June 4, 2008, Columbia, South Carolina) was a professor of English, and an author and scholar of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and Vladimir Nabokov. Bruccoli earned his bachelors degree at Yale University in 1953 and briefly attended graduate school at Cornell University before transferring to the University of Virginia, where he received a masters degree and a doctorate. After teaching at Ohio State University for eight years, he joined the English department at the University of South Carolina in 1969. He retired in 2005 as the Emily Brown Jefferies Distinguished Professor of English. He helped run Bruccoli Clark Layman, a company that produced reference works of literary and social history, notably the Dictionary of Literary Biography. He also edited the Fitzgerald Newsletter from 1958 to 1968 and the Fitzgerald/Hemingway Annual from 1969 to 1979.]
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