Annette Kolodny Death, Obituary: American Feminist Literary Critic Died at 78

Annette Kolodny Death, Obituary: American Feminist Literary Critic Died at 78

Annette Kolodny, age 78 died – β€œIt is with the deepest sadness and shock that I have to report that Annette Kolodny went to be with the Lord last night,”.

We found out about the recent death of American feminist literary critic, Annette Kolodny Today. This was made known to us through the tributes posted on social media platforms by friends and family.

If you don’t mind receive our most profound sympathy during this period.

KOLODNY, Annette an internationally recognized scholar in interdisciplinary American Studies and a pioneer of women’s studies and feminist literary criticism, died at home on September 11, 2019 at the age of 78. Born in New York City on August 21, 1941, Professor Kolodny attended Brooklyn College, graduating in 1962 magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and with honors in English. She subsequently worked as an associate to the editor if the International Editions of Newsweek Magazine. After returning to academia in 1963, she received her Ph.D. in English and American Literature from the University of California at Berkeley in 1969. During her long and distinguished career, Dr. Kolodny held faculty positions at Yale University, the University of British Columbia, the University of New Hampshire, the University of Maryland, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Annette Kolodny is also known for establishing the field of feminist eco-criticism with her first two books, The Lay of the Land (1975) and The Land Before Her (1984). She wrote about her experiences as an activist feminist dean in Failing the Future: A Dean Looks at Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century (1998) where she anticipated the major public policy issues that would beleaguer higher education for the next thirty years.

Instead of a funeral, Dr. Kolodny asked that a woman rabbi officiate a Memorial Service to be held in the chapel of EVERGREEN MORTUARY AND CEMETERY on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Praise the life of the deceased, leave a benevolent word for him. Companions, Family and Friends and family has spilled out their lament and sympathy to respect the passing ceaselessly of the expired.


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