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Lore Of The Unicorn Odell Shepard

Lore Of The Unicorn

Odell Shepard

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Writer and English Professor Odell Shepard was an instructor of English at Harvard University and Radcliffe College in 1916-1917. He was Goodwin Professor of English at Trinity College, Harford, Connecticut, from 1917-1946, and a guest lecturer there from 1946-1966. He was the Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut from 1940-1943.Shepards won the Pulitzer Prize for his academic biography of Bronson Alcott, Pedlars Progress: The Life of Bronson Alcott (Little, Brown, 1937). Jenkins Ear (Macmillan, 1951) was a Book-of-the-Month selection. Shepard also wrote collections of poetry, textbooks, essays, a fishing guide, and several histories, and this curious book, The Lore of the Unicorn.Odell Shepard died on July 19, 1967, in New London, Connecticut.--J.B. Hare