A. Walton Litz

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Arthur Walton Litz, Jr. (October 31, 1929 – June 4, 2014)[1] was an American literary historian and critic who served as professor of English Literature at Princeton University from 1956 to 1993. He is the author or editor of over twenty collections of literary criticism.

Litz graduated from Princeton University in 1951 and received his Ph.D. from Oxford University while studying on a Rhodes Scholarship at Merton College in 1951-54. He became the Holmes Professor of English Literature at Princeton in 1956. He was named to the Eastman Visiting Professorship at Balliol College, Oxford in 1989.[2]

Arthur Walton Litz, Jr., Bread Loaf professor from the early 1970s through the early 1990s and a literary historian and critic who served as professor of English literature at Princeton University from 1956 to 1993, died on June 4, 2014, at University Medical Center of Princeton in New Jersey.

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  1. ^ U.S. Public Records Index Vol 1 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), 2010.
  2. ^ "The Eastman Professorship". Retrieved 2014-03-25. 

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