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Anderson, Robert (1749–1830), literary scholar and biographer

Francis Espinasse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Biographical Studies. 728 words.

Anderson, Robert (1749–1830), literary scholar and biographer, was born on 7 January 1749 at Carnwath in Lanarkshire, the son of William Anderson (1718/19–1759), a feuar, or copyholder, and...

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Baker, Carlos Heard

Aiping Zhang.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education. 1166 words.

Baker, Carlos Heard (05 May 1909–18 April 1987), educator, author, and literary critic, was born in Biddeford, Maine, the son of Arthur Baker and Edna Heard. He grew up in what he called a...

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Bate, Walter Jackson

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 2076 words.

Bate, Walter Jackson (23 May 1918–26 July 1999), biographer and literary critic, was born in Mankato, Minnesota, the son of William G. Bate, a high school principal, and his wife, Isabel...

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Chalmers, Alexander (1759–1834), biographer and literary editor

Bonnie Ferrero.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Publishing; Biographical Studies. 1564 words.

Chalmers, Alexander (1759–1834), biographer and literary editor, was born on 29 March 1759 in Aberdeen and baptized that day at St Nicholas's in the city, the youngest son of James Chalmers...

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Clifford, James Lowry

Dennis Paoli.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education. 1248 words.

Clifford, James Lowry (24 February 1901–07 April 1978), biographer, literary critic, and professor of literature, was born in Evansville, Indiana, the son of George Clifford, a businessman...

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Cowley, Malcolm

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Publishing; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Biographical Studies. 1369 words.

Cowley, Malcolm (24 August 1898–28 March 1989), literary critic and editor, was born in a farmhouse near Belsano, Pennsylvania, the son of William Cowley, a homeopathic physician, and...

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De Leon, Thomas Cooper

Ray M. Atchison.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Biographical Studies; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1379 words.

De Leon, Thomas Cooper (21 May 1839–19 March 1914), Alabama's first professional man of letters, Alabama’s first professional man of letters, was born in Columbia, South Carolina, the son...

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Edel, Leon

Barbara Bennett Peterson.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online June 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Biographical Studies. 1676 words.

Edel, Leon (09 September 1907–05 September 1997), biographer, theorist of biographical literature, and literary historian, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Simon Edel and Fannie...

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Ellmann, Richard David

Rosemary E. Johnsen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1257 words.

Ellmann, Richard David (15 March 1918–13 May 1987), literary biographer and critic, was born in Highland Park, Michigan, the son of James Irving Ellmann, a lawyer, and Jeanette Barsook. He...

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Ellmann, Richard David (1918–1987), literary scholar and biographer

John Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Biographical Studies. 962 words.

Ellmann, Richard David (1918–1987), literary scholar and biographer, was born on 15 March 1918 in Highland Park, Detroit, Michigan, the second of the three sons (there were no daughters) of...

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