Norton, Charles Eliot

(redirected from Charles Eliot Norton)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

Norton, Charles Eliot,

1827–1908, American scholar and teacher, b. Cambridge, Mass., grad. Harvard, 1846. As professor of the history of art at Harvard (1875–98) and as a man of letters he had a stimulating influence on his time. He edited (1864–68), with James Russell LowellLowell, James Russell,
1819–91, American poet, critic, and editor, b. Cambridge, Mass. He was influential in revitalizing the intellectual life of New England in the mid-19th cent. Educated at Harvard (B.A., 1838; LL.B., 1840), he abandoned law for literature.
..... Click the link for more information.
, the North American Review and was a founder (1865) of the Nation. Of his several scholarly works, the most notable were his Italian studies and his prose translation (3 vol., 1891–92) of Dante.


See his letters (1913); biography by L. Dowling (2008); study by K. Vanderbilt (1959).

Norton, Charles Eliot

(1828–1908) editor, author, teacher; born in Cambridge, Mass. A cosmopolitan man of letters and profoundly influential teacher, he edited the works of Dante, Carlyle, and other writers, helped found The Nation (1865), and pioneered the teaching of art history at Harvard (1873–97).
References in periodicals archive ?
Towards the end of his final Charles Eliot Norton lecture at Harvard on 31 March 1933, T.
Thus, when she writes of "archaism's radical inauthenticity," claiming that "the majority of writers who employ outmoded forms are acutely aware of the problematic nature of their claim to authenticity" (27), one might speculate whether the very criterion of "authenticity" does not belong to a later age, as Lionel Trilling argued in the Charles Eliot Norton lectures of 1970, published as Sincerity and Authenticity.
More specifically, it sets the romance in relation to the broadsides of the New England Loyal Publication Society, whose secretary was Charles Eliot Norton.
The 58- year- old authors' latest book is a collection of literary essays from the Charles Eliot Norton lectures he delivered at Harvard in 2009.
The writers and activists James Russell Lowell, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Charles Eliot Norton, and George William Curtis may have been four of the most prolific, wide-ranging, and famous Victorians in nineteenth-century America, but, for at least forty years, the academy has classed them with the effete, elitist, and out of touch: tea-sipping armchair intellectuals too genteel to get real and too busy with manners to notice what was the matter with industrialism and all its social disorder.
For many years it was thought that the earliest criticism of the Rubaiyat to appear in print was a review of the second edition, published in the North American Review in 1869, by Charles Eliot Norton.
Scott-Martin Kosofsky's "Introduction" identifies the two major "bloodlines" that fed the society at the very outset: the somewhat divergent influences of the forward-looking pragmatist Theodore Low De Vinne and the retrospective aesthete Charles Eliot Norton.
The last Ruskinians; Charles Eliot Norton, Charles Herbert Moore, and their circle.
They and their later successors, such as Charles Eliot Norton, Edward Moore, Charles Grandgent, T.
In the fall of 1932, just before Eliot had to leave England to give the Charles Eliot Norton lectures at Harvard, a dinner honoring Squire for his coming knighthood was advertised.
The core chapters of Stravinsky Inside Out conclude with "Letters, Books, Private Thoughts: Reading Between the Lines," an overview of the holdings of the Stravinsky Archives, under the form of a discussion of works (The Rake's P rogress especially), unpublished letters, business documents, phonograph recordings, and the 1939-40 Charles Eliot Norton Lectures at Harvard.
Full browser ?