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Wolf, Leonard

LC control no.n 50015118
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPS3573.O488
Personal name headingWolf, Leonard
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Variant(s)Wolf, Ludovic
Other standard no.Q6525855
LocatedNew York (State)
Birth date1923-03-01
Death date2019-03-20
Place of birthTransylvania (Romania)
AffiliationSan Francisco State University
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
Profession or occupationCollege teachers Translators Poets Novelists
Found inHis Voices from the love generation, 1968.
The essential Dracula, 1993: t.p. (Leonard Wolf)
Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 3/1/23)
The family Mashber, 1987: title page (translated from the Yiddish by Leonard Wolf) jacket (Leonard Wolf, poet, novelist, short-story writer, and dramatist, currently translator-in-residence at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York City; he also teaches at the Max Weinreich Institute and the New School)
Wikipedia, May 13, 2016 (Leonard Wolf; Leonard Wolf is a poet, author, teacher, and the father of Naomi Wolf; he is known for his authoritative annotated editions of classic gothic horror novels, including Dracula, Frankenstein, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and The Phantom of the Opera, and critical works on the topic, as well as Yiddish translations of works ranging from those of Isaac Bashevis Singer to Winnie the Pooh; born in Vulcan, Romania (Transylvania), Leonard was originally named Ludovic, which was changed upon his arrival in the United States in 1930; he wrote and published numerous poems, short stories, book reviews and articles, and was part of the Berkeley Renaissance of the late 1940s and 1950s; he was a professor of English at San Francisco State University (SFSU) until moving to New York around 1980, focussing on teaching poetry; he is the author of several books including A Dream of Dracula, Blood Thirst, 100 Years of Vampire Fiction (editor), Bluebeard: The Life and Crimes of Gilles De Rais, Doubles, Dummies and Dolls: Twenty-One Terror Tales of Replication (editor), Dracula : the Connoisseur's Guide, False Messiah, Horror--A Connoisseur's Guide To Literature And Film, Monsters: Twenty Terrible and Wonderful Beasts From The Classic Dragon And Colossal Minotaur To King Kong And The Great Godzilla, Quiromancia/ Chiromancy, The False Messiah, Voices from the love generation (Little, Brown, 1968), The Glass Mountain: A Novel (Overlook Press, 1993), The Passion of Israel [By] Leonard Wolf; Interviews Taken and Edited in Collaboration with Deborah Wolf, Wolf's Complete Book of Terror (editor), and Vini-Der-Pu: A Yiddish version of Winnie the Pooh (Dutton 2000); Wolf lives in New York; his daughter Naomi Wolf published The Treehouse: eccentric wisdom from my father on how to live, love, and see in 2005 (Simon & Schuster); he has been appointed to write the authorized biography of Isaac Bashevis Singer)
San Francisco State University Gater retiree gazette, summer 2019: page 11 (Leonard Wolf, d. Mar. 20)
Associated languageeng
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