Altenbernd, Lynn (1918-2005) | University of Illinois Archives
Name: Altenbernd, Lynn (1918-2005)
Variant Name: A. Lynn Altenbernd
Fuller Form: August Lynn Altenbernd
Historical Note: August Lynn Altenbernd (1918-2005), received his B.S. (1939), M.A. (1949), and Ph.D (1954) from Ohio State University, and served as Professor of EnglishÂ at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 1954 until his retirement in 1984.Â Professor Altenbernd held various administrative positions at UIUC, including Head of the English Department (1966-1971) and Associate Dean of the Graduate College (1980-1983 and 1990).Â He also published widely on topics relating to various British and American authors and nineteenth-century travel writing, and wrote or collaborated on a number of textbooks for the study of literature, poetry, and drama.
Sources: Curriculum vitae; obituary
Note Author: Jennifer Wood