William Paton Ker (usually referred to as "W. P. Ker"; 30 August 1855 - 17 July 1923) was a Scottish literary scholar and essayist.
He was born in Glasgow in 1855. He studied at Glasgow Academy, the University of Glasgow and Balliol College, Oxford.
He was appointed to a fellowship at All Souls College, Oxford in 1879. He became Professor of English Literature and ... more »