Lee, Lawrence, 1903-1978Alternative names
Poet, essayist, English professor.
From the description of Papers of Lawrence Lee, 1970-1978. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32959352
From the description of Papers of Lawrence Lee [manuscript], 1933, 1970-1978. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647807869
Born in Gadsden, Alabama. Attended University of Virginia and Harvard. Taught English at University of Pittsburgh. Columnist for Pittsburgh Press. Poet and short story writer.
From the description of Papers, [ca. 1924-1964]. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122471228
Lawrence Lee, professor emeritus of the University of Pittsburgh, was a published writer of poetry, drama, fiction and essays. Born in 1903 in Gadsden, Alabama, Lee was best known for his lyrical poetry. Notable publications include Lee's poetry on the life of Thomas Jefferson in Monticello and Other Poems (1937) and The Tomb of Thomas Jefferson and Other Poems (1940). Other notable publications include Lee's Pittsburgh pieces: Prometheus in Pittsburgh (1952), The American as Faust (1965), and "The Cathedral" (1966). Lee worked variously as an editor, instructor, and contributor to literary journals and newspapers. Lee was editor of the Virginia Quarterly Review from 1938-42, and contributed to publications such as The Sewanee Review, The Georgia Review, The Michigan Quarterly Review, The Lyric, and The Classical World. He was an instructor in English, French, and literature at various universities. The largest part of his teaching career was spent at the University of Pittsburgh. At the time of his death on October 4, 1978, he was a contributing columnist to the Pittsburgh Press and had been a member of the University of Pittsburgh English Department for 31 years.
From the description of Lawrence Lee papers, 1920-1978. (University of Pittsburgh). WorldCat record id: 767650757
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