Engel, Leonard

Leonard Engel, Professor Emeritus of English at Quinnipiac University, served as Chair of the English Dept for 18 years; in 1989, he was selected "Outstanding Faculty of the Year"; in 2013, he received Quinnipiac's "Excellence in Teaching Award." He has edited seven collections of essays beginning with The Big Empty: Essays on the Land as Narrative in 1994 and concluding with The Films of Clint Eastwood: Critical Perspectives in 2018. He has written many articles on American literature and film, from Poe and Melville to the present; most recently--"Charles Portis and True Grit," (Summer 2021), and "Thoreau, Whitman, and Abbey: Down the River and on the Open Road," (Fall 2021) both published in Journal of the West.

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