- Name: William Lyon Phelps
- Born: 01/02/1865
- Died: 08/21/1943 (78 years old)
- Occupation: Professor of English Literature, author
- Known for: Yale University Lampson Professor of English Literature. Taught first American university course in the modern novel.
William Lyon Phelps (January 2, 1865 New Haven, Connecticut – August 21, 1943 New Haven, Connecticut) was an American author, critic and scholar. He taught the first American university course on the modern novel. He had a radio show, wrote a daily syndicated newspaper column, lectured frequently, and published numerous books and articles.
Birth Place: New Haven, Connecticut
Death Place: New Haven, Connecticut
William Lyon Phelps quotes :
I divide all readers into two classes; those who read to remember and those who read to forget.William Lyon Phelps
Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation - what are they? They are the happiest people in the world.William Lyon Phelps