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Robson, W(illiam) W(allace)

ROBSON, W(illiam) W(allace)

ROBSON, W(illiam) W(allace). British, b. 1923. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: King's College, London, England, assistant lecturer, 1944-46; Lincoln College, Oxford, England, lecturer, 1946-48, fellow, 1948- 70; University of Sussex, England, professor of English, 1970-72; University of Edinburgh, Scotland, Masson Professor of English Literature, 1972-90, professor emeritus, 1990-; visiting professor at universities worldwide. Publications: Critical Essays, 1966; The Signs among Us and Other Poems by W.W. Robson (poetry), 1968; (ed.) Essays and Poems Presented to Lord David Cecil, 1970; Modern English Literature, 1970, 5th ed, 1984; Byron as Poet, 1973; Hopkins and Literary Criticism, 1974; Did the King See the Dumb-Show?, 1975; The Definition of Literature and Other Essays, 1982; A Prologue to English Literature, 1986; Critical Enquiries: Essays on Literature, 1993. AUTHOR OF INTRODUCTION: The Jungle Books by R. Kipling, 1987, 1992; The Hound of Bakervilles, The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes, The Hound of Bakervilles: Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes by Sir A.C. Doyle, 1993-1994; Father Brown-A Selection by G.K. Chesterton, 1994. Contributor to books. Address: Department of English Literature, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, Scotland.

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