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Eric Bentley

Born: 1916
Death: 2020

Eric Bentley was born on September 14, 1916.  He received a B.A. in English from Oxford University (1938) and a Ph.D. in comparative literature from Yale University (1941).  Bentley taught at a number of colleges and universities, including the University at Buffalo.  He was also well known as a writer for and critic of the Theatre.

Source: University at Buffalo datasheet and Eric Bently's curriculum vitae.

Affiliation(s): Theatre and Dance
Record Group(s): 16
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