Sandra Miesel
Sandra Louise Miesel (born Sandra Louise Schwartz on November 25, 1941) is an American medievalist, writer and science fiction and fantasy fan. Her early work was science fiction and fantasy criticism...
Harold Clarke Goddard
Harold Clarke Goddard (1878-1950) was a professor in the English Department of Swarthmore College. Born in 1878 in Worcester, Massachusetts he attended Amherst College, graduating in 1900. He then t...
Janet Maslin
Janet R. Maslin (born August 12, 1949) is an American journalist, best known as a film and literary critic for The New York Times. She served as the Times' film critic from 1977 to 1999.
Maslin gr...
Douglas Bush
John Nash Douglas Bush (1896–1983) was a literary critic and literary historian. He taught for most of his life at Harvard University, where his students included many of the most prominent scholars,...
Dirk W. Mosig
Yōzan Dirk W. Mosig (born 1943) is a psychologist, historian, literary critic and ordained Zen monk noted for his critical work on H. P. Lovecraft. He was born in Germany and lived for several years i...
Karen E. Rowe
Karen E. Rowe (born 1945) is an American literary critic and a specialist in Renaissance literature. She is a professor of English at UCLA.
Rowe received her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College and ...
Yvor Winters
Arthur Yvor Winters (17 October 1900 – 25 January 1968) was an American poet and literary critic.
Winters was born in Chicago, Illinois and brought up in Eagle Rock, California. He attended the ...
Arthur Kirsch
Arthur Kirsch (born 1932) is a literary critic noted for his scholarly writings on Shakespeare, Dryden, and W. H. Auden. He taught for many years at the University of Virginia, where he is now Profess...
Andrew Leonard
Andrew Leonard (born 1962) is an American journalist who writes for Salon.com about technology, business, Internet culture, science fiction, and economics, among other topics.
Leonard is known for...
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Vladimir Nabokov
Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov (/nəˈbɔːkəf, ˈnæbəˌkɔːf, -ˌkɒf/; Russian: Влади́мир Влади́мирович Набо́ков, [vlɐˈdʲimʲɪr nɐˈbokəf], also known by the pen name Vladimir Sirin; 22 April [O.S...
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William Dean Howells
William Dean Howells (/ˈhaʊəlz/; March 1, 1837 – May 11, 1920) was an American realist author, literary critic, and playwright. Nicknamed "The Dean of American Letters", he was particularly known for ...
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Marcia Nardi
Marcia Nardi (1901-1990) was born Lillian Massell in Boston, Massachusetts. Nardi attended Girls’ Latin School and Wellesley College but decided to drop out of university in 1921 at which time she mo...
Susan Stewart (poet)
Susan Stewart (born 1952) is an American poet, university professor and literary critic.
Professor Stewart holds degrees from Dickinson College (B.A. in English and Anthropology), the Johns Hopkin...
David Bromwich
David Bromwich is Sterling Professor of English at Yale University.
Having graduated from Yale with a B.A. in 1973 and a Ph.D four years later, he became an instructor at Princeton University, whe...
William Cleaver Wilkinson
William Cleaver Wilkinson, D.D. (Westford, Vermont, October 19, 1833 - Chicago, April 25, 1920)was a Baptist preacher, professor of theology, professor of poetry, and literary figure.He popularized th...
John Hollander
John Hollander (October 28, 1929 – August 17, 2013) was an American poet and literary critic. At the time of his death, he was Sterling Professor Emeritus of English at Yale University, having previou...
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R. Radhakrishnan
Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan, commonly known as R. Radhakrishnan, is Chancellor's Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine, and is considered one of the lea...
Naomi Lindstrom
Naomi Eva Lindstrom (born November 21, 1950, Chicago) is an American literary critic who has published books and articles on Latin American narrative and Jewish writing from Latin America.
Lindstr...
Valerie Sayers
Valerie Sayers (born 1952) is an American writer and the author of six novels: The Powers (2013); Brain Fever (1996); The Distance Between Us (1994); Who Do You Love (1991); How I Got Him Back, or, Un...
Edmund Wilson
Edmund Wilson (May 8, 1895 – June 12, 1972) was an American writer, literary and social critic, and man of letters.
Wilson was born in Red Bank, New Jersey. His parents were Helen Mather (née Kimb...
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Irving Babbitt
Irving Babbitt (August 2, 1865 – July 15, 1933) was an American academic and literary critic, noted for his founding role in a movement that became known as the New Humanism, a significant influence o...
Michael Dirda
Michael Dirda (born 1948), a Fulbright Fellowship recipient, is a Pulitzer Prize–winning book critic for the Washington Post.
Having studied at Oberlin College for his undergraduate degree in 1970...
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Walter A. Davis
Walter A. "Mac" Davis (born November 9, 1942) is an American philosopher, critic, and playwright. He is Professor Emeritus of English at The Ohio State University and the author of 8 books. Davis has ...
Isabel Paterson
Isabel Paterson (January 22, 1886 – January 10, 1961) was a Canadian-American journalist, novelist, political philosopher, and a leading literary critic of her day. Along with Rose Wilder Lane and Ayn...
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Horatio Sheafe Krans
Horatio Sheafe Krans (1872, Boston – July 28, 1952, Asheville, North Carolina) was an American author and editor.Krans received his A.B. from Columbia University in 1894 and went on to complete a Ph.D...
Troy Jollimore
Troy Jollimore is a poet, philosopher, and literary critic.
Troy Jollimore was born in Liverpool, Nova Scotia and attended the University of King's College in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He earned his P...