- Name: M. H. Abrams
- Born: 07/23/1912
- Died: 04/21/2015 (102 years old)
- Occupation: Literary critic
- Known for: The Norton Anthology of English Literature, The Mirror and the Lamp
Meyer Howard “Mike” Abrams (July 23, 1912 – April 21, 2015), usually cited as M. H. Abrams, was an American literary critic, known for works on romanticism, in particular his book The Mirror and the Lamp. Under Abrams’s editorship, The Norton Anthology of English Literature became the standard text for undergraduate survey courses across the U.S. and a major trendsetter in literary canon formation.
Birth Name: Meyer Howard Abrams
School: Harvard University
Alias: Meyer Howard Abrams
Birth Place: Long Branch, New Jersey, U.S.
Death Place: Ithaca, New York, U.S.
M. H. Abrams quotes :
It's amazing how, age after age, in country after country, and in all languages, Shakespeare emerges as incomparable.M. H. Abrams
When I was a graduate student, the leading spirits at Harvard were interested in the history of ideas.M. H. Abrams