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Alfred Bennett Harbage

Alfred Bennett Harbage, American author, educator. Member Shakespeare Association, Modern Language Association, American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Philosophical Society (Jayne lecturer 1974), Elizabethan.

Background

  • Harbage, Alfred Bennett was born on July 18, 1901 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John and Elizabeth (Young) Harbage.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Pennsylvania, 1924, A.M., 1926, Doctor of Philosophy., 1929, Doctor of Letters, 1954.

    Career

    • From instructor to associate Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania, 1924-1942, professor and graduate chairman, 1942-1947. Professor of English and comparative literature Columbia, 1947-1952. Professor Harvard, 1952-1960, Cabot Professor of English literature, 1960-1970, emeritus, 1970-1976.

      Guggenheim fellow, 1953-1954, 65-66. Delaware Shakespeare Conference England, 1947. Alexander lecturer U. Toronto, 1954-1955.

      British Academy Shakespeare lecturer, 1969.

    Works

    • Contributor journals.

    Membership

    Member Shakespeare Association, Modern Language Association, American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Philosophical Society (Jayne lecturer 1974), Elizabethan.

    Connections

    • Married Eliza Price Finnesey, September 7, 1926. Children: Diana (Mistress.
    • father: John Harbage
    • mother: Elizabeth (Young) Harbage
    • spouse: Eliza Price Finnesey
    • child: Diana (Mrs Harbage
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    Born July 18, 1901
    Died March 2, 1976
    (aged 74)
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