Rubin, Joseph Jay, 1912-1980

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Noted Walt Whitman scholar Joseph J. Rubin (1912-1980) received a M.A. from Penn State in 1933 and a doctorate from Yale in 1940. He joined the Penn State English Department in 1935, and served as a professor of American literature, retiring in 1978. Rubin started the Bald Eagle Press in 1950, an important influence on the founding of the Penn State Press.

From the description of Joseph J. Rubin papers, 1925-1988. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 741123126

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creatorOf Rubin, Joseph Jay, 1912-1980. Joseph J. Rubin papers, 1925-1988. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Haight, Gordon Sherman. Gordon S. Haight letters to J.J. Rubin, 1961-1964. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972. Edmund Wilson letters and postcard, 1927-1961. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
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Birth 1912

Death 1980



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