Donald E. Morse

Donald E. Morse, Professor of American, Irish, and English Literature, University of Debrecen and Emeritus Professor of English and Rhetoric, Oakland University Michigan, has been twice Senior Fulbright Professor (1987-89 and 1990-92) and twice Soros Professor at the University of Debrecen. Author and editor of over a dozen books and over one hundred scholarly essays, he has lectured widely in Europe, the United States, and Asia.

Among his books are The Novels of Kurt Vonnegut: Imagining Being an American (2003) and, with Csilla Bertha, Worlds Visible and Invisible (Kossuth Egyetem, 1994). With Bertha, he edited the first book on the Irish fantastic, More Real than Reality (Greenwood, 1991), and published a collection of translations of five Hungarian plays, Silenced Voices: Hungarian Plays from Transylvania (Carysfort, 2008). With Kálmán Matolcsy, he edited The Mythic Fantasy of Robert Holdstock (McFarland, 2011). His most recent edited book is titled Irish Theatre in Transition from the Late Nineteenth Century to the Early Twenty-first Century (Palgrave McMillan, 2015).

Since 1984, he has chaired the annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts. In 2006, he received the Országh László Prize in recognition of his service to Hungarian higher education. Since 2007, he has been the editor-in-chief of HJEAS.

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