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The Critical Writings of John Burroughs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1628

In this thesis, entitled The Critical Writings of John Burroughs, Broadus Farrar examines John Burroughs' critical studies of such authors as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Walt Whitman, William Wordsworth, Thomas Carlyle, and Matthew Arnold.

Dates

  • 1944

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Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

0.2 Linear Feet

Abstract

In this thesis, entitled The Critical Writings of John Burroughs, Broadus Farrar examines John Burroughs' critical studies of such authors as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Walt Whitman, William Wordsworth, Thomas Carlyle, and Matthew Arnold.

Biographical/Historical Note

Broadus Fleshman Farrar was born in Kentucky to Reverend Ezekiel Burford and Mollie (McCoy) Farrar on December 5, 1902. He earned his MA from the University of Alabama (1925) and his PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1944). Farrar began teaching at the University of Tennessee in approximately 1925 and retired from the English Department in 1971. He died on May 17, 1981 in Knoxville, Tennessee and is buried in the Highland Memorial Cemetery.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480