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Wallace Earle Stegner

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Wallace Earle Stegner, American author. Guggenheim fellow, 1950, 52; recipient Robert Kirsch award, 1980. Member American Institute & Academy Arts and Letters, American Academy Arts and Sciences.

Background

Stegner, Wallace Earle was born on February 18, 1909 in Lake Mills, Iowa, United States. Son of George Henry and Hilda Emilia (Paulson).

Education

Bachelor of Arts Utah, 1930. Doctor of Letters, University Utah, 1968. AM, University Iowa, 1932.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1935. Postgraduate, University California, 1933. Doctor of Humane Letters, University California, 1969.

Doctor of Letters, Utah State University, 1972. Doctor of Laws, University Saskatchewan, 1973. Doctor of Humane Letters, Santa Clara University, 1979.

Doctor of Letters, University Wisconsin, 1986. Doctor of Letters, Montana State University, 1987.

Career

Instructor English Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, 1933-1934, University Utah, 1934-1937, University Wisconsin, 1937-1939. Briggs Copeland instructor Harvard, 1939-1945. Professor English Stanford, 1945-1971, Reynolds professor humanities, 1969-1971.

Works

Membership

Member American Institute & Academy Arts and Letters, American Academy Arts and Sciences.

Connections

Son of; married Mary Stuart Page, September 1, 1934. 1 child, Stuart Page.

father:
George Henry Son

mother:
Hilda Emilia (Paulson) Son

spouse:
Mary Stuart Page

child:
Stuart Page Stegner