Carlos Baker

Carlos Baker

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Carlos Baker was an American writer, biographer and former Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature at Princeton University. He earned his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D at Dartmouth, Harvard, and Princeton respectively. Baker's published works included several novels and books of poetry and various literary criticisms and essays. In 1969 he published a highly-acclaimed scholarly biography of Ernest Hemingway. His other major works included a biography of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Baker taught biographer A. Scott Berg while Berg was an undergraduate at Princeton in the late 1960s. Berg recalled that Baker "changed my life," and convinced him to quit acting to concentrate on his thesis, a study of editor Maxwell Perkins. Berg eventually expanded his thesis into the National Book Award-winning biography Max Perkins: Editor of Genius, which he dedicated in part to Bakershow more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136577984
  • 9786136577982