Andrew Nelson Lytle, American author, editor. Guggenheim fellow for creative work in fiction, 1940-1941, 41-42, 60-61; Kenyon Review fellow for fiction, 1956; recipient National Foundation Arts and Humanities award, 1966-1967, prize Lyndhurst Foundation, 1985; Brown fellow University of South, fall 1978, 81-82; prize Ingersoll Foundation, 1986.
AB, Vanderbilt University, 1925. Student, Baker's 47 Workshop, Yale School of Drama, 1928. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Kenyon College, 1965.
Doctor of Letters (honorary), University Florida, 1970. Doctor of Letters (honorary), University South, 1973. Doctor of Humane Letters, Hillsdale College, 1985.
Professor history University of South, also managing editor Sewanee Review, 1942-1943, professor English, editor, 1961-1973, retired, 1973. Lecturer University Iowa School Writing, 1946, lecturer, acting head, 1947. Lecturer creative writing University Florida, 1948-1961.
Leader humanities division international seminar Harvard, summer 1954. Teacher Vanderbilt University, Nashville, spring 1974, University Kentucky, Lexington, 1976.
- A wake for the living: A family chronicle
- "The Last Agrarian" portrays the history and character of the people of the mid-South through a history of his family, giving, in the words of critic J.
Born December 26, 1902
1942 - 1943
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