Hankins, John (1905 - 1996)

Genre: Non-Fiction - Scholarly, Poetry

Mr. Hankins received a doctorate in English from Yale University, New Haven, Conn., in 1929. Mr. Hankins was a professor of English at the Univesity of Kansas from 1930 to 1956. He won a Guggenheim Fellowship for 1948 to 1949 to Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., and was a Fulbright Scholar from 1953 to 1954 at the University of Leyden, Netherlands.

He was the chair of the English department at the University of Maine, Orono, from 1956 to 1965.

Selected Bibliography

  • The Life and Works of George Turbervile (1940)
  • Shakespeare's Derived Imagery (1953)
  • Lincoln the Writer, the Development of His Literary Style (with Herbert Joseph Edwards) (1962)
  • Poems (1970)
  • Source and Meaning in Spenser's Allegory: A Study of the Faerie Queene (1971)
  • A Maine Album: Poems (1982)