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Paul H. Fry

Paul H. Fry is William Lampson Professor of English and Director of Graduate Studies, English, at Yale University. His books and articles range across the history and theory of lyric, the history of criticism, modern literary theory, literature and the visual arts, eighteenth-century literature, and British Romanticism. His most recent books are A Defense of Poetry: Reflections on the Occasion of Writing (1995), Wordsworth and the Poetry of What We Are (2008), The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (ed., rpt. 2012), and Theory of Literature (2012).