Paul Fry (professor)

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Paul H. Fry
BornUnited States
Alma materUniversity of California, Berkeley
Harvard University
GenreEnglish Literature

Paul Fry is the William Lampson Professor of English at Yale University, a specialist in British Romantic poetry.[1]

He received his BA from the University of California, Berkeley and his Ph.D. from Harvard University.

Major publications[edit]

  • Wordsworth and the Poetry of What We Are Yale University, 2008
  • The Poet's Calling in the English Ode Yale University Press, 1980
    • Melville Cane Award of the Poetry Society in America.
    • Reviews, in British Journal of Aesthetics 1981 21(2):178-180;
  • The Reach of Criticism: Method and Perception in Literary Theory Yale University Press, 1984,
  • William Empson: Prophet Against Sacrifice Routledge, 1990
  • A Defense of Poetry: Essays on the Occasion of Writing Stanford Univ Press, 1996
    • Review: by Kolb, Jack in Philosophy and Literature - Volume 20, Number 2, October 1996, pp. 522–524
  • (edited), "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" Bedford-St. Martins, 1999
  • "Ezra Stiles's Idea of a University" Journal of Aesthetic Education, Vol. 36, No. 3 (Autumn, 2002), pp. 4–8

At Yale, he was master of Ezra Stiles College from 1995 to 2002.


  1. ^ "Paul Fry's Profile at Yale University". Yale University. Retrieved 22 July 2012.

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