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Charles Newman (May 27, 1939 - March 15, 2006) was an American novelist and critic. Newman authored several experimental novels including White Jazz (1984), The Promisekeeper: A Tephramancy (1971), A Child's History of America (1973), New Axis (1968), and The Post-Modern Aura: The Act of Fiction in an Age of Inflation (1985) and his work has been compared to William S. Burroughs and Thomas Pynchon. Newman was an instructor at Northwestern University between 1964 and 1975 where he edited TriQuarterly. He later became a professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis where he taught since 1985.
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Newman was born in St. Louis, Missouri and grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. He received his B.A. in American studies at Yale University in 1960 and studied Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Oxford University as a Fulbright Scholar.