COOPERMAN, Stanley




Author Tags: Literary Criticism, Poetry

Born in New York City on October 22, 1929, Stanley Cooperman became a Canadian citizen in 1972. He received his B.A. from New York University and his Ph.D. from the University of Indiana, where he also taught. Prior to coming to teach English at Simon Fraser University from 1969 to 1976, he also taught at Tehran University, the University of Oregon and Hofstra University. Also a journalist as a young man, he began seriously writing poetry later in his career. With his wife, Jennifer, he had two children, Galila-Yael and Amichai, and lived in North Vancouver. After he committed suicide in 1976, his wife donated his extensive collection of private papers to UBC in 1983.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

Ernest Hemingway's the Old Man and the Sea, a Critical Commentary (Baltimore: The John Hopkins Press, 1963; The Novels of Ernest Hemingway: A Study Guide (New York: Monarch Press, 1965).
The Novels of F. Scott Fitzierald: A Study Guide (New York: Monarch
Press, 1965).
The Novels of John Steinbeck: A Study Guide (New York: Monarch Press,
1966).
World War I and the American Novel (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1967)
Owl Behind the Door (McClelland & Stewart, 1968)
The Day of the Parrot and Other Poems (University of Nebraska Press, 1968)
Cappelbaum's Dance (University of Nebraska Press, 1970)
Cannibals (Oberon, 1972)
Greco's Book (Vancouver: The author, 1974).
Canadian Gothic and Other Poems (Intermedia, 1976)
Greco's Last Book: Selected Poems (Intermedia, 1980). Edited by Fred Candelaria.

FILMS:

The Role of the Poet; Politics and the Artist. Nebraska Educational
Television.
WarNovels: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. N.E.T.
The Act of Poeminr. N.E.T.

[BCBW 2006] "Literary Criticism" "Poetry"