Charles Frederick Tucker Brooke papers 1889-1943


Charles Frederick Tucker Brooke papers, 1889-1943

Charles Frederick Tucker Brooke papers 1889-1943

Correspondence, writings, note cards, and printed material documenting the professional life of Charles Frederick Tucker Brooke, a literary scholar and professor of English at Yale University, 1909-1943. Joseph Quincy Adams, John Bakeless, and John LeGay Brereton are primary correspondents.

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American author and journalist. From the description of Letter to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1940 October 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810653 Christopher Morley was an American editor, an author, and a Rhodes scholar. Morley was one of the founders of the "Saturday Review of Literature," of which he was an editor from 1924 to 1940. A prolific author, he wrote more than 50 books. His novels include PANASSUS ON WHEELS (1917), THE HAUNTED BOOKS...

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The American Literature Group was formed in 1921, after the Modern Language Association (MLA) reluctantly acknowledged a growing scholarly interest in the writing of the United States. At the time such literature was studied primarily in secondary schools, and most colleges and universities had no courses on the topic. Those that did, usually offered only a single survey course. The idea that American literature could stand on its own as a discipline was viewed with skepticism, it b...

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Brooke, Charles Frederick Tucker, 1883-1946. (person)

Charles Frederick Tucker Brooke was born on June 4, 1883, in Morgantown, West Virginia. He died in New Haven, Connecticut, on June 26, 1946. Brooke was an author, literary scholar, and educator, teaching in Yale University's English Department from 1909-1946. Brooke studied at West Virginia University (A.B. 1901, A.M. 1902), the University of Chicago (1903-1904), and at Oxford University (B.A. 1906, B.Litt. 1907) as a Rhodes Scholar. He published works on English literature and drama, including ...

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