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Robert Carl Elliott

Robert Carl Elliott, American educator. Decorated Bronze Star. Guggenheim fellow, 1962-1963, 72. Served to Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946.; Member American Academy Arts and Sciences, Modern Language Association, A.A.U.P. (president Ohio State University 1963-1964)., International Association University Professors English, P.E.N., Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Elliott, Robert Carl was born on November 23, 1914 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Robert Carl and Lucy (Woodbridge) Elliott.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Wabash (Indiana) College, 1936. Master of Arts, Columbia, 1937. Doctor of Philosophy., Brown U., 1946.

    Career

    • Instructor English, U. Hawaii, 1937-1939, 41. From instructor to Professor of English, Ohio State University, 1946-1964. Professor of English, University of California at San Diego, 1964-1981, chairman literature department, 1968-1971.

    Works

    • Author: The Power of Satire: Magic, Ritual, Art, 1960. The Shape of Utopia, 1970. Also articles.

    Membership

    Served to Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American Academy Arts and Sciences, Modern Language Association, A.A.U.P. (president Ohio State University 1963-1964)., International Association University Professors English, P.E.N., Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Curtin, May 19, 1945.
    • father: Robert Carl Elliott
    • mother: Lucy (Woodbridge) Elliott
    • spouse: Mary Curtin
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    Born November 23, 1914
    Died April 13, 1981
    (aged 66)
    Nationality

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