Education: Pedagog Perry

In all of Harvard's curious and celebrated faculty, none is more distinguished than Professor Bliss Perry, incumbent of the Francis Lee Higginson Chair of English Literature. He it is who give: the famed course, English 41, which most Harvardmen remember for the lecturer's reference to Gabriele D'Annunzio. In this perennial discourse, Pedagog Perry tells his students that once, while lying ill in Europe, he undertook to read all of the stormy Italian poet's work. He concludes: "At the end of which time, gentlemen, I came to the decision that D'Annunzio has a...

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