The Authors: Wolfgang Mieder is Professor of German and Folklore at the University of Vermont. In addition to editing "Proverbium: Yearbook of International Proverb Scholarship," Dr. Mieder has written numerous books on proverbs, including "American Proverbs: A Study of Texts and Contexts" (Peter Lang, 1989); "A Dictionary of American Proverbs" (with S. Kingsbury and K. Harder); "International Proverb Scholarship: An Annotated Bibliography"; and "Proverbs Are Never Out of Season: Popular Wisdom in the Modern Age."
George B. Bryan is Professor of Theatre at the University of Vermont and has published several reference books on theatrical biography, the latest of which are "Stage Deaths: A Biographical Guide to International Theatrical Obituaries, 1850 to 1990," and "Ethel Merman: A Bio-Bibliography." In addition to "American Theatrical Legislation 1607-1900: Conspectus and Texts," Dr. Bryan has also written "Black Sheep, Red Herrings, and Blue Murder: The Proverbial Agatha Christie" (Peter Lang, 1993).
Dr. Bryan and Dr. Mieder are co-compilers of "The Proverbial Bernard Shaw, The Proverbial Winston S. Churchill," and "The Proverbial Eugene O'Neill."show more