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Walter Sutton (1916-2006) was an American literary critic, editor, and teacher. He attended Heidelberg College, where he earned his B.A. (1937), and then received an M.A. (1928) and PhD (1946) from Ohio State University. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1942 to 1945. He spent a year teaching at the University of Rochester then in 1946 accepted a teaching position in the English department at Syracuse University. He was made a full professor there in 1959, a position he held for nearly fifteen years, and was named distinguished professor of humanities in 1971. He also served as director of graduate studies (1968-1971) and as head of the English department (1971-1974).

In addition to his teaching career at Syracuse University, Sutton was a Visiting professor at University of Minnesota, University of Washington-Seattle, Princeton University, Colgate University, and University of Hawaii, and lectured at universities and meetings in England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Romania.

From the guide to the Walter Sutton Papers, 1958-1992, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

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creatorOf Walter Sutton Papers, 1958-1992 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
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associatedWith Barber, C. L. (Cesar Lombardi) person
associatedWith Brown, Stuart Gerry, 1912- person
associatedWith Dembo, L. S. person
associatedWith Farwell, Byron. person
associatedWith Hudspeth, Robert N. person
associatedWith Laughlin, James, 1914- person
associatedWith Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997 person
associatedWith Long, Robert Emmet. person
associatedWith Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- person
associatedWith Ojaide, Tanure, 1948- person
associatedWith Pearce, Roy Harvey. person
associatedWith Phillips, Robert S. person
associatedWith Taggart, John, 1942- person
associatedWith Weber, Brom, 1917- person
associatedWith Weidman, Bette S. person
associatedWith Weimann, Robert. person
associatedWith Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Literature--American Poetry


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