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M. H. Abrams

M. H. AbramsAKA Meyer Howard Abrams

Born: 23-Jul-1912
Birthplace: Long Branch, NJ
Died: 21-Apr-2015
Location of death: Ithaca, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Mirror and the Lamp

Military service: Psycho-Acoustics Laboratory, Harvard (WWII, classified research)

Wife: Ruth Claire Gaynes (m. 1937, d. 2008, two daughters)
Daughter: Jane Brennan
Daughter: Judith Abrams

    University: AB, Harvard University (1934)
    University: AM, Harvard University (1937)
    University: PhD, Harvard University (1940)

Author of books:
The Milk of Paradise: The Effect of Opium Visions on the Works of De Quincey, Crabbe, Francis Thompson, and Coleridge (1934, criticism)
The Mirror and the Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition (1953, criticism)
Natural Supernaturalism: Tradition and Revolution in Romantic Literature (1971, criticism)
The Correspondent Breeze: Essays on English Romanticism (1984, essays)
The Fourth Dimension of a Poem: And Other Essays (2012, essays)

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