Steven Mailloux

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Steven Mailloux was assistant professor of English, Temple University, 1976–77; assistant professor of English, University of Miami, 1977–79; associate professor of English, University of Miami, 1979–82; professor of English, Syracuse University, 1982–86; professor of English, University of California, Irvine, 1987–91; Chancellor’s Professor of rhetoric, University of California, Irvine, 1991–2010; 2009–present; President’s Professor of rhetoric, Loyola Marymount University. His work in reader- response criticism and American New Pragmatism reengaged contemporary literary theory with ancient rhetoric. Rhetorical hermeneutics was his invention.


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Veeser, H. Aram. “Steven Mailloux.” The Rebirth of American Literary Theory and Criticism: Scholars Discuss Intellectual Origins and Turning Points, Anthem Press, 2021, pp. 133–44, https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctvx1hvm1.15.