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Primary Creator: Lowe, Robert Liddell (1908-1983)
Extent: 1.0 Folders. More info below.
Subjects: Purdue University--Faculty
Forms of Material: Letters (correspondence)
Robert Liddell Lowe was born in Cameron, Texas, October 25, 1908. He received an A.B. from Baylor University in 1927; A.M. from University of Colorado in 1929, and an A.M. from Princeton in 1942, followed by a Ph.D. in 1947. He became an instructor of English at Purdue University and was later promoted to assistant professor, 1929-1940. He was on leave from Purdue from 1941-1948, as an officer-instructor at the U.S. Naval Academy, from 1942-1946. He was a visiting assistant professor at Williams College, 1947-1948. He returned to Purdue in 1948 and was later promoted from associate professor to professor and taught until 1975. He became emeritus professor of English 1975-.
Professor Lowe's main areas of research were nineteenth century and modern English literature; Matthew Arnold. He published the Liable Tree and Other Poems in 1981, and he authored many scholarly publications.
Professor Lowe died May 23, 1983.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: MSF 231, Robert Liddell Lowe papers, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries
The Liable Tree:
The Liable Tree
I Woke From Middle Sleep
Acre of Song
Kings Bow Their Heads
Beauty and Sorrow
An Old Man Talking In His Sleep
Sit Isaac Newton (1642-1727)
The Mind Sits Miser
Theory of Perfection
This Glittering Grief
On A Singing Girl: Remembering Elinor Wylie
Three Poems of Robert Liddell Lowe - set to music by Herbert Elwwell
The Glittering Grief
Edwin Arlington Robinson to Harriet Monroe: Some Unpublished Letters
A Letter of Edwin Arlington Robinson to James Barstow, by Robert Liddell Lowe. Reprinted from The New England Quarterly, vol. XXXVII, no. 3, September, 1964, pp. 390-392.
Matthew Arnold and Percy William Bunting: Some New Letters, by Robert Liddell Lowe. Reprinted from Studies in Bibliography, vol. 7, 1955, pp. 199-207.
Two Arnold Letters, by Robert Liddell Lowe. Reprinted for private circulation from Modern Philology, vol. LII, no. 4, May, 1955, pp. 262-264.