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D. W. Robertson, Jr.

Born: Oct 11, 1914

Death: Jul 26, 1992

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Nationality: United States

D. W. Robertson, Jr.

Date of Birth : Oct 11, 1914
Date of Death : Jul 26, 1992
Birth Place : Washington, D.C.

Durant Waite Robertson, Jr. was a scholar of medieval English literature and especially Geoffrey Chaucer. He taught at Princeton University from 1946 until his retirement in 1980 as the Murray Professor of English, and was "widely regarded as this [the twentieth] century's most influential Chaucer scholar".

Awards Won


  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada
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