Herbert John Davis.

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Herbert John Davis (1893-1967) was a scholar of 18th-century English literature. He spent much of his academic career in Canada and the USA, but returned to Britain in 1949 as Reader in Bibliography and Textual Criticism at Oxford. Davis's most significant publication was his definitive edition of Jonathan Swift's prose, The prose works of Jonathan Swift, which he began in 1939. See Who Was Who for further details.

From the guide to the Papers of Herbert John Davis, 20th century, (University of Oxford, English Faculty Library)

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referencedIn Levin, Harry. Harry Levin Papers. 1920-1995. Houghton Library
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associatedWith Davis Herbert John 1893-1967 person
associatedWith Levin, Harry, 1912-1994 person
associatedWith Smith David Nichol 1875-1962 person
associatedWith Swift Jonathan 1667-1745 person
associatedWith Wilson Frank Percy 1889-1963 person
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