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Critic Sherman

As it must to all men, Death came to Stuart Pratt Sherman, 44, sometime professor of English literature, since 1924 editor of Books, the literary supplement of the New York Herald-Tribune. With Mrs. Sherman, he was canoeing off Manistee, Mich., and failed to swim ashore with her when capsized. Apparent cause: heart attack. Literary critics axe few in the U. S. Cultivation of the critical attitude against a background of letters, and its regular exercise for the promotion of better writing and the edification of the public, is practiced professionally by...

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