Text: Carroll Dee Laverty, “Vita,” Science and Pseudo-Science in the Writings of Edgar Allan Poe (1951), p. 380 (This material may be protected by copyright)


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Carroll D. Laverty was born November 3, 1906, in Omaha, Nebraska. After attending school in Denver, he entered the University of Colorado and was graduated in 1933 with an A.B. degree. He received a fellowship in English at that institution for the following year and in June, 1934, was awarded an A.M. degree. From 1934 to 1937 he was an instructor in English at the University of Colorado. Appointed an assistant at Duke University, he did graduate work in English and specialized in American literature there from 1937 to 1939. In September, 1939, he became an instructor in English at Texas A. and M. College, where he taught until he entered the United States Navy in April, 1944. After his honorable discharge from the Navy, he returned to Texas A. and M. College, where he is now an associate professor of English. During the scholastic year 1947-1948, he was on leave of absence to work on his doctoral dissertation a Duke University. His scholarly publications are as follows:

“The Death’s-Head on the Gold-Bug,” American Literature, XII (March, 1940), 88-91.

‘The Genesis of The Mysterious Stranger,” Mark Twain Quarterly, VIII (Spring-Summer, 1947), 15-19.

“Poe in 1847,” American Literature, XX (May, 1948), 163-168.

“A Note on Poe in 1838,” Modern Language Notes, LXIV (March, 1949), 174-176.

A review of The Letters of Edgar Allan Poe, ed. John Ward Ostrom. American Literature, XXI (May, 1949), 246-248.




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