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James Runcieman Sutherland (1900–1996)

Author of The Oxford Book of Literary Anecdotes

Includes the names: J. R. Sutherland, James R. Sutherland
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James Runcieman Sutherland, English scholar and teacher: born Aberdeen 26 April 1900; Senior Lecturer, University College London 1930-36; Professor of English Literature, Birkbeck College 1936-44; Editor, Review of English Studies 1940-47; Professor of English Language and Literature, Queen Mary College 1944-51; Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature, University College London 1951-67 (Emeritus); FBA 1953; Public Orator, London University 1957-62; Kt 1992; married 1931 Helen Dircks (died 1975), 1977 Mrs Eve Betts; died Oxford 24 February 1996.
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