Knight, George Wilson

Knight, George Wilson,

1897–1985, English writer and critic, grad. Oxford (B.A., 1923; M.A., 1925). He wrote numerous books and essays on English literature, including The Wheel of Fire (1930), The Imperial Theme (1931), The Crown of Life (1946), The Golden Labyrinth (1962), and Neglected Powers: Essays on 19th and 20th Century Literature (1971), as well as studies of Byron, Milton, and Shakespeare. In addition he wrote plays, poems, and an autobiography.