Ernest Samuels

Finalist, National Book Awards 1982
Finalist, National Book Awards 1965
Finalist, 1980 National Book Awards
Finalist, 1982 National Book Awards

Ernest Samuels was the Franklyn Bliss Snyder Professor of English at Northwestern University and wrote a three-volume biography of Henry Adams that won several major awards. Samuels was also the authorized biographer of art connoisseur Bernard Berenson. Prior to earning his doctorate in English at the University of Chicago, Samuels attended law school and practiced law in Chicago in the 1930s.
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Henry Adams: The Major Phase

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ISBN 978-0674387515 Belknap Press

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Bernard Berenson: The Making of a Connoisseur

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ISBN 9780674067776 Belknap Press of Harvard University Press

Critic, arbiter of taste, renowned authority on Renaissance painting and oracle to millionaire art collectors, Bernard Berenson was the most formidable presence in the art world for more than thirty years. More about this book >

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Ernest Samuels

Ernest Samuels was the Franklyn Bliss Snyder Professor of English at Northwestern University and wrote a three-volume biography of Henry Adams that won several major awards. Samuels was also the authorized biographer of art connoisseur Bernard Berenson. Prior to earning his doctorate in English at the University of Chicago, Samuels attended law school and practiced law in Chicago in the 1930s.

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