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Lutwack, Leonard 1917–2008

Lutwack, Leonard 1917–2008

(Leoonard I. Lutwack, Leoonard Isaac Lutwack)


See index for CA sketch: Born April 18, 1917, in Hartford, CT; died April 1, 2008, in Baltimore, MD. Educator, birdwatcher, and author. Lutwack taught English at the University of Maryland in College Park from 1950 to 1982. His specialty was American literature, and his books include Heroic Fiction: The Epic Tradition and American Novels of the Twentieth Century (1971) and The Role of Place in Literature (1984). Lutwack was also a birdwatcher in his spare time and, after his retirement in 1982, he was able to combine his interest in literature with his hobby. His last book was Birds in Literature (1994).



Washington Post, April 18, 2008, p. B6.

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