| Share
 

Horace Howard Furness

Furness, Horace Howard (fûrˈnĭs) [key], 1833–1912, American Shakespearean scholar, b. Philadelphia; son of William Henry Furness. He was the editor of the New Variorum edition of Shakespeare (plays published separately, 1871–1913). His son, Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1865–1930, succeeded him as editor and donated his father's Shakespearean library to the Univ. of Pennsylvania.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Horace Howard Furness from Infoplease:

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Scholars, Antiquarians, and Orientalists: Biographies


Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring