Robert Morss Lovett


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(1870–1956), professor of English at the University of Chicago, whose many books include Richard Gresham (1904) and A Winged Victory (1907), novels; Cowards (1914), a play; Edith Wharton (1925), a critical study; A Preface to Fiction (1930); two works on English literature in collaboration with William Vaughn Moody, whose poems he edited in 1930; and All Our Years (1948), autobiography. He edited The Dial (1919) and was long an associate editor of The New Republic.

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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