Stanford Luce

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Stanford Leonard Luce Jr
Born (1923-05-19)May 19, 1923
Boston, Massachusetts
Died March 26, 2007(2007-03-26) (aged 83)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Nationality American
Occupation Professor of French at Miami University in Oxford, OH

Stanford Leonard Luce Jr (May 19, 1923 – March 26, 2007) was an American academician known for his work on Louis-Ferdinand Céline and for his English translations of Jules Verne books, especially The Kip Brothers and The Mighty Orinoco, which he was the first to translate into English.

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Luce was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Agnes Foote Luce and Stanford L. Luce Sr. He received a Ph.D. in French studies from Yale University. He died at the age of 83 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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  1. ^ Walter James Miller. "As Verne Smiles". Retrieved 1008-10-05. "Stanford Luce wrote the first English PhD. dissertation on Verne, followed soon by Arthur B. Evans and William Butcher, all three leading names in today’s Verne Renaissance."  [dead link]
  2. ^ Jean-Michel Margot. "Death of Stan Luce". Retrieved 1008-10-05. "Many [years] ago, collecting bibliographic data about Jules Verne, I discovered [that Stanford Luce] was the author of the first PhD dissertation in English about Jules Verne - 1953 - almost 20 years before the first French one (Vierne, 1974)."  Note: Jean-Michel Margot is the president of the North American Jules Verne Society and co-writer of the 2007 English translation of The Kip Brothers.

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