About: A. Walton Litz     Goto   Sponge   NotDistinct   Permalink

An Entity of Type : yago:LivingThing100004258, within Data Space : dbpedia.org associated with source document(s)
QRcode icon
http://dbpedia.org/describe/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fdbpedia.org%2Fresource%2FA._Walton_Litz

Arthur Walton Litz, Jr. (October 31, 1929, in Nashville, Tennessee – June 4, 2014) was an American literary historian and critic who served as professor of English Literature at Princeton University from 1956 to 1993. He was the author or editor of over twenty collections of literary criticism, including various editions of Ezra Pound, James Joyce, Wallace Stevens, and T.S. Elliot. Litz was also a longtime instructor at the Bread Loaf School of English. He was named to the Eastman Visiting Professorship at Balliol College, Oxford in 1989.

AttributesValues
rdf:type
rdfs:label
  • A. Walton Litz
rdfs:comment
  • Arthur Walton Litz, Jr. (October 31, 1929, in Nashville, Tennessee – June 4, 2014) was an American literary historian and critic who served as professor of English Literature at Princeton University from 1956 to 1993. He was the author or editor of over twenty collections of literary criticism, including various editions of Ezra Pound, James Joyce, Wallace Stevens, and T.S. Elliot. Litz was also a longtime instructor at the Bread Loaf School of English. He was named to the Eastman Visiting Professorship at Balliol College, Oxford in 1989.
foaf:name
  • Arthur Walton Litz
name
  • Arthur Walton Litz
foaf:isPrimaryTopicOf
dct:subject
Wikipage page ID
Wikipage revision ID
Link from a Wikipage to another Wikipage
Link from a Wikipage to an external page
sameAs
dbp:wikiPageUsesTemplate
bot
  • InternetArchiveBot
caption
  • Arthur Walton Litz as a professor of English Literature at Princeton University.
date
  • September 2016
fix-attempted
  • yes
has abstract
  • Arthur Walton Litz, Jr. (October 31, 1929, in Nashville, Tennessee – June 4, 2014) was an American literary historian and critic who served as professor of English Literature at Princeton University from 1956 to 1993. He was the author or editor of over twenty collections of literary criticism, including various editions of Ezra Pound, James Joyce, Wallace Stevens, and T.S. Elliot. Litz graduated with an A.B. in English from Princeton University in 1951 after completing a senior thesis titled "Yoknapatawpha: A Study of William Faulkner's Moral Vision." He then studied at Merton College, University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and received his D.Phil. in 1954. After two years' service in the U.S. Army, he became the Holmes Professor of Belles-Lettres at Princeton in 1956, where he worked until his retirement in 1994. Litz was also a longtime instructor at the Bread Loaf School of English. He was named to the Eastman Visiting Professorship at Balliol College, Oxford in 1989. Litz married Marian Weller in 1958; they had four children. He died of respiratory failure on June 4, 2014, aged 84, at University Medical Center of Princeton in Plainsboro, New Jersey. He is survived by his four children and six grandchildren.
nationality
Faceted Search & Find service v1.17_git51 as of Sep 16 2020


Alternative Linked Data Documents: PivotViewer | iSPARQL | ODE     Content Formats:       RDF       ODATA       Microdata      About   
This material is Open Knowledge   W3C Semantic Web Technology [RDF Data] Valid XHTML + RDFa
OpenLink Virtuoso version 08.03.3319 as of Dec 29 2020, on Linux (x86_64-centos_6-linux-glibc2.12), Single-Server Edition (61 GB total memory)
Data on this page belongs to its respective rights holders.
Virtuoso Faceted Browser Copyright © 2009-2021 OpenLink Software