Abrams, Meyer

Abrams, Meyer (Howard)

(1912–  ) literary critic, educator; born in Long Branch, N.J. A major historical and humanistic critic, his work on the English Romantic poets include The Mirror and the Lamp (1953). He taught English literature at Cornell University (1945–83).
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