Knox, Bernard MacGregor Walker
KNOX, Bernard MacGregor Walker
KNOX, Bernard MacGregor Walker. American (born England), b. 1914. Genres: Classics, Literary criticism and history, Essays. Career: Professor of Classics, Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1959-61; Director, Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington, D.C., 1961-85. Sather Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley, 1963; Nellie Wallace Lecturer, University of Oxford, 1975; Martin Lecturer, Oberlin College, Ohio, 1981; West Lecturer, Stanford University, California, 1984. Recipient: Guggenheim Fellowship, 1956-57; Award for Literature, National Institute of Arts and Letters, 1967; George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism, 1978; NEH Jefferson Lecturer, 1992. Publications: Oedipus at Thebes, 1957; Oedipus the King, 1959; The Heroic Temper, 1964; Word and Action: Essays on the Ancient Theatre, 1979; Essays Ancient and Modern, 1989; The Oldest Dead White, European Males, 1993; (ed.) The Norton Book of Classical Literature, 1993; Backing into the Future, 1994. Address: 13013 Scarlet Oak Dr, Darnestown, MD 20878, U.S.A.