Albany, NY – In today's Academic Minute, Dr. Donald Pease of Dartmouth discusses the early work of Dr. Seuss and the events that transformed his writing.
Donald Pease is professor of English, the Ted and Helen Geisel Third Century Professor in the Humanities, and Chair of the Dartmouth Liberal Studies Program. He is an authority on nineteenth and twentieth-century American literature and literary theory.
Professor Pease is general editor of a series of books by Duke University Press called The New Americanists. He has been awarded Guggenheim, Mellon and Hewlett fellowships and has twice received an NEH Directorship to teach college teachers about nineteenth-century American Literature.