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Growing up with Literature

Having grown up in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Cook remembers always being an avid and voracious reader. In Ireland, she notes, “there was a sense very early on that a book was a treat, that it was something to enjoy.”

A Working Woman

Sylvia Cook
Professor, English
UM St. Louis

By Jacqueline Lampert