Literary scholar; university professor; novelist;poet. ┬áBorn– January 22, 1911, in Mobile, Ala. Parents– Alexander James and Rachel Greene (Whitaker) Wildman. Education– Brown University, B. Ph., 1933, M.A., 1934, Ph.D., 1937. Taught at Brown University, 1937-1940; Louisiana State University, 1940-1942, 1945-1980. U.S. Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member– Phi Beta Kappa, American Association of University Professors, Modern Language Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Died March 23, 1982.


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Anthony Trollope’s England. Providence, R.I.; Brown University, 1940.

Fever, A Novel. New York; Exposition Press, 1953.

Forgotten Land, Another Look; Poems. Philadelphia; Dorrance, 1966.

Peter Marvell. Boston; Bruce Humantities, 1952.

Rebirth and the Road to Vigor; the Renewal of Old Louisville… Louisville; Urban Renewal and Community Development Agency, 1966.

Sing No Sad Songs; a Novel. New York; Exposition Press, 1955.

Sun on the Night; Poems. New York; Sheed and Ward, 1962.


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