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Bliss Perry

(1860—1954)


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(1860–1954), editor of the Atlantic Monthly (1899–1909), was a professor of English at Williams, Princeton, and finally Harvard (1907–30). He edited many works on English and American literature and was the author of several novels and informal essays; biographies of Whitman (1906), Whittier (1907), Carlyle (1915), and Emerson (1931); studies of The American Mind (1912) and The American Spirit in Literature (1918); and his autobiography, And Gladly Teach (1935).

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.



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