Michael P. Clark

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Professor, English
School of Humanities

Vice Provost for Academic Planning

Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
M.A., University of California, Irvine
B.A., Rice University

Phone: (949) 824-4501
Fax: (949) 824-2513
Email: mpclark@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
535 Aldrich Hall
Mail Code: 1000
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Literary Theory; Early American Literature; Contemporary U.S. Fiction and Popular Culture
Research Abstract
Michael P. Clark's research interests include Early American Literature, Literary Theory, Contemporary U.S. fiction and popular culture. He taught at the University of Michigan before joining the faculty at UCI in 1983. He has been Chair of the Department of English and Comparative Literature and is currently Vice Provost for Academic Planning. He is the author of books on Michel Foucault and Jacques Lacan and articles on Early American literature, literary theory, and composition. Most recently he edited a collection of seventeenth-century documents, the Eliot Tracts, describing missionary efforts among the Indians by Puritans in colonial New England. He has served on the editorial board of Early American Literature and Pacific Coast Philology, and was the Webmaster for the Society of Early Americanists.
The Eliot Tracts. Greenwood/Praeger, 2003.
Revenge of the Aesthetic: the Place of Literature in Theory Today. University of California Press 2000.
Jacques Lacan: An Annotated Bibliography. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1988. 2 volumes.
Michel Foucault: Tool Kit for a New Age. Garland 1983.
Professional Societies
Modern Language Association
Society of Early Americanists
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