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Maurice Myron Charney, American writer. Recipient Medal of the City of Tours, France, 1989. With United States Army, 1954-1956. Member Shakespeare Association American (president 1987-1988), Modern Language Association, Malone Society, Renaissance Society, Friends of Vic and Sade, Marlowe Society, International Society for Humor Studies, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Charney, Maurice Myron was born on January 18, 1929 in New York City. Son of A. Benjamin and Sadie A. (Stang) Charney.

Education

AB magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1949. Master of Arts, Princeton University, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1952.

Career

Instructor Hunter College, New York City, 1953-1954. Distinguished professor Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, since 1956. Board directors Shakespeare Globe Center, 1986-1995.

President Academy Literary Studies, 1985-1987.

Works

Membership

With United States Army, 1954-1956. Member Shakespeare Association American (president 1987-1988), Modern Language Association, Malone Society, Renaissance Society, Friends of Vic and Sade, Marlowe Society, International Society for Humor Studies, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Hanna Kurz, June 20, 1954. Children: Leopold, Paul.

father:
A. Benjamin Charney

mother:
Sadie A. (Stang) Charney

spouse:
Hanna Kurz

children:
Leopold Charney

Paul Charney