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Alfred Bennett Harbage

author , educator.

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