Mark Krupnick

Harvard Magazine- May/June

MARK KRUPNICK '60cl died March 29, 2003, in Chicago. He was a professor of religion and literature at the University of Chicago, where he had taught since 1990, and a literary critic. His writing and teaching focused on American literature and culture, especially Jewish-American literature and the New York intelligentsia. His books include Lionel Trilling and the Fate of Cultural Criticism and Jewish Writing: The Deep Places of the Imagination, a collection of essays completed days before his death. He leaves his wife, Jean Carney, a son, Joseph, his mother, and two sisters.