Moody, William Vaughn

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Born: Jul 08, 1869 AD
Died: 1910 AD, at 41 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Dramatist


1869 - Born on July 8th in Spencer, Indiana. American dramatist and poet.

1894 - He worked his way through prep school and later through Harvard University. There, he acted as assistant in English.

1895 - Received an appointment as an instructor at the University of Chicago.

1900-1909 - He wrote the plays: The Masque of Judgment, The Fire-Bringer, The Great Divide and The Faith Healer.

         - He was promoted to an assistant professorship.

         - He collaborated in a book, A First View of English and American Literature, but this sort of writing was drudgery and done only that he might gain money to help his family to better things.

         - The Great Divide was produced in New York it was for a time hailed as the great American drama.

1910 - Died of brain cancer on October 17th in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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