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Louis K. Greiff
Professor English, Emeritus
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B.A.: English and Spanish
New York University, 1960

Syracuse University, 1969

Syracuse University, 1973

Teaching Interests
20th-Century British Literature
Screen Adaptation
The British Romantic Movement
Literary Criticism and Theory
20th-Century Drama
Greek Tragedy
D.H. Lawrence and James Joyce
Literature and Film of the Vietnam War

Selected Publications

Chapter on Sons and Lovers on film, included in a casebook on Sons and Lovers, Oxford University Press. 2005.

D. H. Lawrence: Forty Years on Film (1949-1989). Southern Illinois University Press. 2001.

"Lawrence's Dreamgirls: Loosing vs. Trapping The Fox in the Classroom." MLA Teaching Approaches Series (D. H. Lawrence). 2002.

"Soldier, Sailor, Surfer, Chef: Conrad's Ethics and the Margins of Apocalypse Now." Literature/Film Quarterly 20 (1992): 188-198.

"Bittersweet Dreaming in Lawrence's The Fox: A Freudian Perspective." Studies in Short Fiction 20 (1983): 7-16.

"Perfect Marriage in Tender is the Night: A Study in the Progress of a Symbol." Fitzgerald/Hemingway Annual (1974): 63-73.

Honors and Awards
Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Kappa Phi
Phi Sigma Iota
National Endowment for the Humanities, Seminar on Russian and American Short Fiction, 1979
Endowed Chair (Gertz Professorship of English)