Andrew Lang

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Andrew Lang
Andrew Lang
Andrew Lang
Born(1844-03-31)31 March 1844
Selkirk, Scottish Borders, Scotland
Died20 July 1912(1912-07-20) (aged 68)
Banchory, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
OccupationWriter (poet, novelist), Literary critic, Anthropologist
Period19th century
GenreChildren's Literature

Andrew Lang (31 March 1844 – 20 July 1912) was a Scots poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named after him.[1]

More reading[change | change source]

  • Roger Lancelyn Green (1946) Andrew Lang: A critical biography with a short-title bibliography.
  • Antonius P. L. de Cocq (1968) Andrew Lang: A nineteenth century anthropologist (Diss. Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands). Tilburg: Zwijsen.

References[change | change source]

  1. "LANG, Andrew". Who's Who,. 59: p. 1016. 1907.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link) CS1 maint: extra text (link)

Other websites[change | change source]

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