Ernest Sutherland Bates


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(1879–1939), professor at the University of Oregon (1915–25) and literary editor of the Dictionary of American Biography. His books include The Friend of Jesus (1928); This Land of Liberty (1930); Hearst, the Lord of San Simeon (1936), written with Oliver Carlson; The Bible Designed To Be Read as Living Literature (1936); and American Faith (1940), interpreting U.S. religion, politics, and economics.

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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