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educator , writer

Laurence David Lerner, South African, British writer, educator. Fellow Royal Society Literature.

Background

Lerner, Laurence David was born on December 12, 1925 in Cape Town, South Africa. Son of Israel and May (Harrison) Lerner. came to the United States, 1985.

Education

Bachelor, University Cape Town, 1944. Master of Arts, University Cape Town, 1945. Bachelor, Cambridge University, 1949.

Career

Assistant lecturer, U. College of Gold Coast, 1949-1953; lecturer, Queens University, Belfast, England, 1953-1962; lecturer, U. Sussex, Brighton, England, 1962-1966; reader, U. Sussex, Brighton, England, 1966-1970; professor, U. Sussex, Brighton, England, 1970-1985; Kenan professor, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, since 1985. Visiting professor Munich U., 1968-1969, 74-75, Paris U., 1982, U. Ottawa, 1983.

Works

Membership

Fellow Royal Society Literature.

Connections

Married Natalie Winch, June 15, 1948. Children: David, Edwin, Martin, Richard.

father:
Israel Lerner

mother:
May (Harrison) Lerner

spouse:
Natalie Winch

children:
Martin Lerner

Edwin Lerner

David Lerner

Richard Lerner