Peter J Reed

Educational Background & Specialties

Specialties

  • 20th century American fiction
  • 20th-century British novel
  • 20th-century British poetry and drama
Courses Taught
  • EngC 1001 - Composition
  • EngL 1017 - Introduction to Modern Poetry
  • EngL 3820H - Narrative
  • EngL 3910 - Kurt Vonnegut
  • EngL 5153 - Twentieth-Century British Novel
  • EngL 8970 - D. H. Lawrence, John Fowles, and Other Twentieth-Century Novelists
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Assistant Chair, Department of English, University of Minnesota: 1977 - 1980
  • Associate Dean for Academic Programs, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota: 1991 - 1995
  • Chair, Department of English, University of Minnesota: 1988 - 1991
  • Faculty leader, Literature and Theatre in London program: 1997 - 1999
Publications
  • Writers for the 70's: Kurt Vonnegut Jr.. Reed, Peter, Warner Paperback Library, 1972.
  • Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.. Reed, Peter, Thomas Y. Crowell, 1976.
  • The Vonnegut Chronicles: Interviews and Essays. Reed, Peter, Editor, with Marc Leeds, Greenwood Publishing, 1996.
  • The Short Fiction of Kurt Vonnegut. Reed, Peter, Greenwood Press, 1997.
  • The Responsive Shaman: Kurt Vonnegut and His World. Reed, Peter, The Vonnegut Chronicles, Greenwood Publishing, pp. 47-58, 1996.
Awards
  • College of Liberal Arfs Teaching Award, University of Minnesota, 1986
  • University College Outstanding Team Award, University of Minnesota, 1996