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literary historian

Norman Stanley Grabo, American literary historian. Folger Shakespeare Library fellow, 1959; Guggenheim fellow, 1970-1971; National Endowment Humanities fellow, 1980; Society Religion in Higher Education fellow, 1966-1967; Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, 1989-1990.


Grabo, Norman Stanley was born on April 21, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Stanley Valentine and Effie Louise (Nelson) Grabowski.


Bachelor of Arts, Elmhurst College, 1952;Doctor of Letters (honorary), Elmhurst College, 1991;Master of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1955;Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1958.


Instructor, then assistant professor English, Michigan State University, 1958-1963. From associate professor to professor English, University California, Berkeley, 1963-1977. Tutor St. John's College, Santa Fe, 1972-1974.

Distinguished professor English, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1977-1983. University professor University Tulsa, from 1983.



Member Modern Language Association, Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, International Association University Professors of English, South Central Modern Language Association.


Children: Carolyn Deane, Scott David.

Stanley Valentine Grabowski

Effie Louise (Nelson) Grabowski

Carolyn Deane Grabo

Scott David Grabo