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Frederic Everett Faverty

Frederic Everett Faverty, American educator. Recipient Friends of Literature award, 1957. member of the board overseers visiting commission to department English, Harvard, 1954-1958,; Member American Association of University Professors, Modern Language Association, Phi Beta Kappa (member Christian Gauss Award committee 1957-1960, chairman 1960).; Club: University (Evanston).

Background

  • Faverty, Frederic Everett was born on September 29, 1902 in Sparta, Illinois, United States. Son of Clarence Walter and Amelia (Riemer) Faverty.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Washington University, 1924. Master of Arts, Harvard, 1929, Doctor of Philosophy., 1930.

    Career

    • Instructor English, Western Reserve U., 1925-1928. Instructor English, Northwestern University, 1930-1933, assistant professor, 1933-1939, associate professor, 1939-1945, professor and department chairman of English, 1945-1958, Morrison Professor of English, 1958-1971, Morrison professor emeritus, 1971-1981. Book reviewer Book World, Chicago Tribune.

      Consultant on Victorian literature to publications Modern Language Association, 1960-1981. Consultant div. research and humanities National Foundation Arts and Humanities, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy. examiner U. Toronto (Ontario), 1967.

    Works

    • Editor: Northwestern University Press, 1945-1950. Author: Mathew Arnold the Ethnologist, 1951. Your Literary Heritage, 1958.

      Editor, contributor The Victorian Poets: a Guide to Research, 1968. Member editorial board journal Victorian Studies, 1958-1960. Advisory board, Victorian Poetry, 1964-1981.

      Contributor to Harvard Studies in Philology and Literature. Modern Philology, Studies in Philology, others.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member of the board overseers visiting commission to department English, Harvard, 1954-1958. Member American Association of University Professors, Modern Language Association, Phi Beta Kappa (member Christian Gauss Award committee 1957-1960, chairman 1960). Club: University (Evanston).

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Ellen Beckett, June 20, 1934. Children: Kathleen Margaret, Richard Beckett.
    • father: Clarence Walter Faverty
    • mother: Amelia (Riemer) Faverty
    • spouse: Margaret Ellen Beckett
    • children: Kathleen Margaret Faverty
    • Richard Beckett Faverty
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    Born September 29, 1902
    Died August 9, 1981
    (aged 78)
    Nationality

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