See also:scholar, was
See also:born on the 6th of
See also:March 1853 in Montville,
See also:county, New Jersey . He graduated at Rutgers
See also:College in 1872, and also studied at
See also:Gottingen and
See also:Leipzig (1877–1878), and, after spending the years 1899–1881 as associate in
See also:English at Johns
See also:Hopkins University, in
See also:London, and under Sievers at
See also:Jena, he became in 1882
See also:professor of English in the University of California, and in 1889 professor of English language and literature in Yale University . He re-organized the teaching of English in the state of California, and edited many texts for
See also:reading in secondary
See also:schools; but he is best known for his
See also:work in Old English and in poetics . He translated, edited, and revised Sievers' Old English Grammar (1885), edited
See also:Judith (1888), The Christ of Cynewulf (1900), Asser's
See also:Life of
See also:Alfred (1905), and The Dream of the
See also:Rood (1905), and prepared A First
See also:Book in Old English Grammar (1894) . He also edited, with annotations,
See also:Sidney's Defense of Poesie (189o) ; Shelley's Defense of
See also:Poetry (1891); Newman's Poetry (1891);
See also:Addison's Criticisms on
See also:Paradise Lost (1892); The
See also:Art of Poetry (1892), being the essays of Horace,
See also:Vida and Boileau; and Leigh
See also:Hunt's What is Poetry (1893); and published Higher Study of English (1906) .
EDWARD DUTTON COOK (1829–1883)
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