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Paul Mariani

American writer and academic


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Paul Mariani is an American poet and is University Professor Emeritus at Boston College.Life Paul Mariani is the University Professor Emeritus at Boston College, specializing in Modern American and British Poetry, religion and literature, and creative writing . Born February 29, 1940 in Astoria, Queens, he grew up in New York City and Long Island and is the oldest of seven children. He was educated at Chaminade, Beacon Marianist Prep, Mineola High School, Manhattan College, Colgate University, and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where his mentor was the Dante scholar, Allen Mandelbaum. He taught at Colgate University , Hunter College , Lehman College and the John Jay College of Criminal Justice . From 1968 until 2000 he taught poetry and literature at the University of Massachusetts and was a Distinguished University Professor. From 2000 until his retirement he taught poetry and literature at Boston College and held a Chair as the University Professor of English. In addition he taught at the Bread Loaf School of English in the 1980s and at the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference from 1982 until 1996, and then for the Image conferences in Colorado Springs, Santa Fe, Whidbey Island, and Mount Holyoke.

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Colgate University

Private liberal arts college

Graduate Center, CUNY

Doctoral-granting institution of the City University of New York in New York City, US

Manhattan College

Roman Catholic, liberal arts college in New York City

Boston College

Private research university in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States