Myers, Robert Manson
MYERS, Robert Manson
MYERS, Robert Manson. American, b. 1921. Genres: Novels, Plays/ Screenplays, Literary criticism and history, Music, Humor/Satire, History, Humanities, Language/Linguistics, Theatre. Career: Professor Emeritus of English, University of Maryland, College Park, since 1986 (Assistant Professor, 1959-63; Associate Professor, 1963-68; Professor, 1968-86). Instructor in English, Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1945-47; Assistant Professor of English, Tulane University, New Orleans, 1948-53. Publications: Handel's Messiah: A Touchstone of Taste, 1948; From Beowulf to Virginia Woolf, 1952; Handel, Dryden and Milton, 1956; Restoration Comedy, 1961; The Children of Pride (novel), 1972 (National Book Award, 1973); A Georgian at Princeton, 1976; Quintet: Five Plays, 1991. Address: 3804 Deckford Place, Charlotte, NC 28211, U.S.A.