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Full Name: Morris Dickstein
Biography:
(1940-2021) Historian, critic. Morris Dickstein was born in and died in Manhattan, New York.
Author's Timeline:
1940 New York County
Morris Dickstein was born in Manhattan, New York, on February 23, 1940. 
1945 New York County
Mr. Dickstein attended the Rabbi Jacob Joseph Yeshiva on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York, during the 1940s and 1950s. 
1961 New York County
Mr. Dickstein studied at Columbia University and at the Jewish Theological Seminary and received a bachelor's degree from Columbia in 1961. 
1970 New York County
Mr. Dickstein taught at the Graduate Center of City University of New York beginning in the early 1970s. 
1965 New York County
Mr. Dickstein taught at Columbia University during the late 1960s. 
1977 (Unknown) County
Gates Of Eden: American Culture In The Sixties
(Pub: Basic Books ISBN: 0465026311 / 978-0465026319 )
Nonfiction. Nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award. 
2009 (Unknown) County
Dancing In The Dark: A Cultural History Of The Great Depression
(Pub: W. W. Norton & Company ISBN: 0393072258 / 978-0393072259 )
Nonfiction. Was a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award. 
2002 (Unknown) County
Leopards In The Temple: The Transformation Of American Fiction, 1945-1970
(Pub: Harvard University Press ISBN: 0674006046 / 978-0674006041 )
Nonfiction. 
2005 (Unknown) County
A Mirror In The Roadway: Literature In The Real World
(Pub: Princeton University Press ISBN: 0691119961 ISBN-13 : 978-0691119960 )
Nonfiction. 
2015 (Unknown) County
Why Not Say What Happened: A Sentimental Education
(Pub: Liveright ISBN: 0871404311 / 978-0871404312 )
Memoir. 
1970 Queens County
Mr. Dickstein taught at Queens College beginning in the early 1970s. 
1992 (Unknown) County
Double Agent: The Critic and Society
(Pub: Oxford University Press ISBN: 0195073991 / 978-0195073997 )
Nonfiction. 
2021 New York County
Morris Dickstein died at his home in Manhattan, New York, on March 23, 2021. 

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