William Morris Meredith
Meredith, William Morris was born on January 9, 1919 in New York City. Son of William Morris and Nelley Atkin (Keyser) Meredith.
- AB magna cum laude, Princeton University, 1940; Woodrow Wilson fellow, Princeton University, 1947.
Copy boy, reporter New York Times, 1940-1941. Instructor English Princeton University, 1946, 47-48, 49-50. Assistant professor English University Hawaii, 1950-1951.
Associate professor Connecticut College, 1955-1965, professor English, 1965-1983. Opera critic Hudson Review, 1955-1956. Instructor Bread Loaf School English, Middlebury College, 1958-1962.
Director humanities Upward Bound program, Connecticut College, 1964-1968. Poetry consultant Library of Congress, 1978-1980. Chancellor Academy American Poets.
Member Connecticut Commission Arts, 1963-1965.
- National Institute Arts and Letters.
- The Open Sea and Other Poems
- The Open Sea shows William Meredith very clearly to be not only one of the best poets we have, but also one of the most attractive; some of the poems in this book are witty, lyrical, and completely engaging, and it is hard to conceive of anyone with the smallest interest in poetry not being won by some of them .
- Tales from Shakespeare in Verse: The Tampling of the Shrew, The Tempest, The Winters Tale, The Merchant of Venice
- Tales from Shakespeare in Verse: The Tampling of the Shrew, The Tempest, The Winters Tale, The Merchant of Venice By William Shakespeare Four Classic Tales from William Shakespeare written in verse with the stunning illustrations.
- Effort at Speech: New and Selected Poems (Hardback) - Common
- A contemporary of John Berryman, Elizabeth Bishop, and Robert Lowell, William Meredith shared neither the bohemian excesses of the Beats nor the exhibitionist excesses of the "confessional" poets.
- Annals of Aberdeen from the reign of King William the Lion, to the end of the year 1818 with an account of the city, cathedral and university of old Aberdeen. 1
- This book, "Annals of Aberdeen from the reign of King William the Lion, to the end of the year 1818 with an account of the city, cathedral and university of old Aberdeen.
father: William Morris Meredith
mother: Nelley Atkin (Keyser) Meredith
1940 - 1941Copy boy
1946instructor, English Princeton University
1950 - 1951assistant, professor English University Hawaii
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