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Perry Miller

AKA Perry Gilbert Eddy Miller

Born: 25-Feb-1905
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 9-Dec-1963
Location of death: Cambridge, MA
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The New England Mind

Military service: US Army (1942-45, Maj.)

Father: Eben Perry Sturgis
Mother: Gertrude Eddy
Wife: Elizabeth Williams (m. 21-Sep-1930)

    University: PhB, University of Chicago (1928)
    University: PhD, University of Chicago (1931)
    Professor: American Literature, Harvard University (1931-63)

    Pulitzer Prize for History 1966 for The Life of the Mind in America

Author of books:
Orthodoxy in Massachusetts, 1630-1650 (1933, history)
The New England Mind: The Seventeenth Century (1939, history)
Jonathan Edwards (1948-49, biography)
Roger Williams: His Contribution to the American Tradition (1953, biography)
The New England Mind: From Colony to Province (1953, history)
Errand into the Wilderness (1956, history)
The American Transcendentalists, their Prose and Poetry (1957, history)
The Raven and the Whale: Poe, Melville and the New York Literary Scene (1957, history)
Consciousness in Concord (1958, history)
The Golden Age of American Literature (1959)
The Legal Mind in America: from Independence to the Civil War (1961, history)
Life of the Mind in America: From the Revolution to the Civil War (1965, history)



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