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Frederic Everett Faverty

educator

Frederic Everett Faverty, American educator. Recipient Friends of Literature award, 1957. member of the board overseers visiting commission to department English, Harvard, 1954-1958,; Member American Association of University Professors, Modern Language Association, Phi Beta Kappa (member Christian Gauss Award committee 1957-1960, chairman 1960).; Club: University (Evanston).

Background

Faverty, Frederic Everett was born on September 29, 1902 in Sparta, Illinois, United States. Son of Clarence Walter and Amelia (Riemer) Faverty.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Washington University, 1924. Master of Arts, Harvard, 1929, Doctor of Philosophy., 1930.

Career

Instructor English, Western Reserve U., 1925-1928. Instructor English, Northwestern University, 1930-1933, assistant professor, 1933-1939, associate professor, 1939-1945, professor and department chairman of English, 1945-1958, Morrison Professor of English, 1958-1971, Morrison professor emeritus, 1971-1981. Book reviewer Book World, Chicago Tribune.

Consultant on Victorian literature to publications Modern Language Association, 1960-1981. Consultant div. research and humanities National Foundation Arts and Humanities, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy. examiner U. Toronto (Ontario), 1967.

Works

  • Editor: Northwestern University Press, 1945-1950. Author: Mathew Arnold the Ethnologist, 1951. Your Literary Heritage, 1958.

    Editor, contributor The Victorian Poets: a Guide to Research, 1968. Member editorial board journal Victorian Studies, 1958-1960. Advisory board, Victorian Poetry, 1964-1981.

    Contributor to Harvard Studies in Philology and Literature. Modern Philology, Studies in Philology, others.

Membership

Member of the board overseers visiting commission to department English, Harvard, 1954-1958. Member American Association of University Professors, Modern Language Association, Phi Beta Kappa (member Christian Gauss Award committee 1957-1960, chairman 1960). Club: University (Evanston).

Connections

Married Margaret Ellen Beckett, June 20, 1934. Children: Kathleen Margaret, Richard Beckett.

father:
Clarence Walter Faverty

mother:
Amelia (Riemer) Faverty

spouse:
Margaret Ellen Beckett

children:
Kathleen Margaret Faverty

Richard Beckett Faverty