A. Carl Bredahl is a graduate of Princeton (BA, 1962) and the University of Pittsburgh (PhD, 1969). He was a member of the UF Department of English from 1970 to 2003, where his area of interest was American literature–particularly the continuity of and contradictions within the American imagination and, more recently, American literature of the West.
Professor Bredahl has published on numerous figures in American literature, from Charles Brockden Brown in the late eighteenth century to contemporary writersTom Wolfe and Ivan Doig. He is the author of Melville’s Angles of Vision (1972); New Ground: Western American Narrative and the Literary Canon (1989); Hemingway’s Green Hills of Africa: Helix and Scimitar(with Susan Drake, 1990); and Ivan Doig (1999). In 1982-83, Professor Bredahl held a Fulbright in India. From 1999–2000 and 2004-05, he was a Visiting Professor at the University of Utrecht, Netherlands.
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