Autograph and typed letters signed (10) : Deer Isle, Maine and Belmont, Mass., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1952-1977 and [n.d.].
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New England novelist and educator. From the description of Autograph and typed letters signed (10) : Deer Isle, Maine and Belmont, Mass., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1952-1977 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270862707 ...
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was an author, scholar, and educator. Born in South Africa, he was educated at Oxford, where he nourished a love of philology and myth. During a distinguished career as professor of English at Oxford, he provided renditions of Middle English poems such as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Sir Orfeo. Acting on his desire to provide a cohesive mythology for England comparable to that of Greece, he developed the world of Middle-Earth, based on Anglic philology. His most ...
Professor of English; author; book reviewer. Born Mar. 28, 1900, in Chicago. Graduated from University of Chicago, 1923, M.A. 1924. Ph. D., University of Washington (Seattle), 1932. Teaching: University of Chicago, 1923-1925 (assistant); University of Washington, Seattle, 1925-1943 (associate, assistant professor, associate professor); Illinois Institute of Technology, 1943-1947 (associate professor); Boston University, 1947-1965 (professor). Literary editor of Seattle Post-Intellig...