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Robert Carl Elliott

educator

Robert Carl Elliott, American educator. Decorated Bronze Star. Guggenheim fellow, 1962-1963, 72. Served to Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946.; Member American Academy Arts and Sciences, Modern Language Association, A.A.U.P. (president Ohio State University 1963-1964)., International Association University Professors English, P.E.N., Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Elliott, Robert Carl was born on November 23, 1914 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Robert Carl and Lucy (Woodbridge) Elliott.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wabash (Indiana) College, 1936. Master of Arts, Columbia, 1937. Doctor of Philosophy., Brown U., 1946.

Career

Instructor English, U. Hawaii, 1937-1939, 41. From instructor to Professor of English, Ohio State University, 1946-1964. Professor of English, University of California at San Diego, 1964-1981, chairman literature department, 1968-1971.

Works

  • Author: The Power of Satire: Magic, Ritual, Art, 1960. The Shape of Utopia, 1970. Also articles.

Membership

Served to Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American Academy Arts and Sciences, Modern Language Association, A.A.U.P. (president Ohio State University 1963-1964)., International Association University Professors English, P.E.N., Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Mary Curtin, May 19, 1945.

father:
Robert Carl Elliott

mother:
Lucy (Woodbridge) Elliott

spouse:
Mary Curtin