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Background Information

Robert “Doc” Gowdy is a graduate of the University of North Texas with a Ph.D. in Literary Criticism and Theory and an emphasis on Nineteenth-Century British literature.  His specialization in literary theory is psychoanalytic criticism and theory, particularly Lacanian psychoanalysis, with further emphases on Milton and Eighteenth-Century literature.  He is currently an adjunct assistant professor at Texas Woman’s University where he teaches various literature classes.  His interest in writing is long standing, but aside from academic writing his first novel, Captain Bonny Morgan: The Cassandra Prophesy is his first foray into fiction.  Captain Bonny Morgan is based on archetypal themes and patterns from mythology, such as fairies, goddesses, and the Campbellian Hero’s Journey, and based loosely on Doc Gowdy’s active duty service in the United States Marine Corps with special emphasis on the Golden Age of Piracy in the Caribbean at the turn of the Eighteenth-Century.

Birth Place
Wichita Falls, TX USA
Accomplishments

Ph.D. in Literary Criticsm and Theory from the University of North Texas with an emphasis on Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Literature.

Additional Information

A sequal to Captain Bonny Morgan: The Cassandra Prophesy will be ready for publication in November 2010. It's working title is Capatain Bonny Morgan: Fenians Wake.

Contact Information
Robert "Doc" Gowdy
6957 N. E. Loop 820 #518 
North Richland Hills TX 76180   USA
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