Francis Fergusson


Francis Fergusson

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Francis Fergusson (1904–1986) was an American academic and critic, known as a theorist of drama, and for his interest in mythology. Fergusson taught for a time on the faculty of the department of English at Rutgers University, and is regarded as an influence on poet Robert Pinsky. [ [http://www.eden.rutgers.edu/~antho/robertpinsky.html Interview with Robert Pinsky] in "The Anthologist" (1997), accessed 17 August 2006.]

Bibliography

"The Idea of a Theatre"

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External links

* [http://www.pshares.org/issues/article.cfm?prmArticleid=2751 A poetic tribute to Fergusson]


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