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Abercrombie, Lascelles (1881–1938), poet and literary critic

Oliver Elton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education. 1175 words.

Abercrombie, Lascelles (1881–1938), poet and literary critic, was born at Manor House, Ashton upon Mersey, Cheshire, on 9 January 1881, the sixth son, and the tenth of eleven children (two...

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Alexander, Louis George (1932–2002), language teacher and author

Christopher Brumfit.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1021 words.

Alexander, Louis George (1932–2002), language teacher and author, was born Elias George Ftyaras on 15 January 1932 at 116 Sutherland Avenue, Maida Vale, London, the son of George Elias...

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Arnold, Thomas (1823–1900), literary scholar and teacher

Bernard Bergonzi.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education. 1417 words.

Arnold, Thomas (1823–1900), literary scholar and teacher, was born on 30 November 1823 at Laleham, Middlesex, the third of the nine surviving children of Dr Thomas Arnold (1795–1842),...

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Arvin, Newton

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education. 1217 words.

Arvin, Newton (23 August 1900–22 March 1963), literary critic and educator, was born Frederick Newton Arvin, Jr., in Valparaiso, Indiana, the son of Frederick Newton Arvin, Sr., an...

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Austin, Lloyd James (1915–1994), scholar of French literature

Alison Finch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education. 954 words.

Austin, Lloyd James (1915–1994), scholar of French literature, was born on 4 November 1915 in Melbourne, Australia, the third of four children (all sons) of J. W. A. Austin and his wife, néenull...

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Bacon, Leonard

Christopher J. Neumann.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education. 1218 words.

Bacon, Leonard (26 May 1887–01 January 1954), poet, literary critic, and teacher, was born in Solvay, New York, the son of Nathaniel Terry Bacon, a chemical engineer, and Helen Hazard....

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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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Barker, Edmund Henry (1788–1839), classical scholar and editor

Christopher Stray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education; Classical Studies. 1262 words.

Barker, Edmund Henry (1788–1839), classical scholar and editor, was born at Hollym vicarage, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, on 22 December 1788, the eldest son of Robert Barker...

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Beach, Joseph Warren

David M. Craig and Jennifer M. Craig.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education. 936 words.

Beach, Joseph Warren (14 January 1880–13 August 1957), educator, literary critic, and poet, was born in Gloversville, New York, the son of Eugene Beach, a physician, and Sarah Jessup...

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Bell, Sir (Harold) Idris (1879–1967), papyrologist and scholar of Welsh literature

C. H. Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1456 words.

Bell, Sir (Harold) Idris (1879–1967), papyrologist and scholar of Welsh literature, was born on 2 October 1879 at Epworth, Lincolnshire, the son of Charles Christopher Bell (b. 1845),...

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