David Bradley (549 words)

Helen Lock (University of Louisiana at Monroe)
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David Bradley was born in 1950 in Bedford, Pennsylvania, USA, a location that provided both the base and inspiration for much of his work. Bradley received his BA in Creative Writing from the University of Pennsylvania in 1972, and in 1974 while on a Thouron Scholarship from the University of Pennsylvania he received his MA in United States Studies from the University of London, England. Following a short period of employment in editing and teaching, Bradley became a Professor of Creative Writing at Temple University in Philadelphia, where he taught from 1976-96.

Bradley's first novel, South Street, was published in 1975. Set in various locations along Philadelphia's South Street, the sharply observed novel depicts life …

Citation: Lock, Helen. "David Bradley". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 07 July 2001 [https://staging.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=535, accessed 19 August 2022.]

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