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Brander Matthews

Brander MatthewsAKA James Brander Matthews

Born: 21-Feb-1852
Birthplace: New Orleans, LA
Died: 31-Mar-1929
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Critic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Study of American Literature

    University: BA, Columbia University (1871)
    Law School: Columbia University (1873)
    University: MA, Columbia University (1874)
    Professor: Literature, Columbia University (1892-1900)
    Professor: Dramatic Literature, Columbia University (1900-24)

    The New York Times Critic

Author of books:
French Dramatists of the 19th Century (1881)
An Introduction to the Study of American Literature (1896)
A Confident Tomorrow (1899, novel)
The Historical Novel, and Other Essays (1901)
The Development of the Drama (1903)
Recreations of an Anthologist (1904)
Molière: His Life and His Works (1910)
A Study of Versification (1911)
Shakspere as a Playwright (1913)
A Book about the Theater (1916)
These Many Years: Recollections of a New Yorker (1917, memoir)
Principles of Playmaking (1919)
Playwrights on Playmaking (1923)


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