Henry Seidel Canby


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Henry Seidel Canby (September 6, 1878 – April 5, 1961) was a critic, editor, and Yale University professor.
Canby was born in Wilmington, Delaware and attended Wilmington Friends School. He graduated from Yale in 1899, then taught at the university until becoming a professor in 1922.

Following a four year stint as the editor of the Literary Review of the New York Evening Post, ... more »

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  • ''Arrogance, pedantry, and dogmatism ... the occupational diseases of those who spend their lives directing the intellects of the young.''
    Henry S. Canby (1878-1961), U.S. author, editor. Alma Mater, ch. 5 (1936).
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