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David Madden (1933- ) is an American novelist, poet, author of literary criticism, and playwright.
Total Books: 74
Born in 1933 in Knoxville, Tennessee, Madden is a graduate of the University of Tennessee. Since the 1970s he has been a professor at Louisiana State University where he has served as writer in residence and director of the creative writing program. He is also the founder of the university's U.S. Civil War Center.
Madden's novels include The Beautiful Greed (1961), Cassandra Singing (1969), Bijou (1974), The Suicide's Wife (1978), Pleasure Dome (1979), On the Big Wind (1980) and Sharpshooter: A Novel of the Civil War (1996) as well as the short story collections The Shadow Knows (1970) and The New Orleans of Possibilities (1982).
Madden has compiled and edited numerous collections of stories and is the author of academic volumes on James M. Cain, James Agee, and Carson McCullers. He is also the subject of the academic volume David Madden: A Writer for All Genres by Randy J. Hendricks and James A. Perkins (2006).