Item 1 - Testimonial for James Smith by Basil Willey

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Testimonial for James Smith by Basil Willey


  • 20 Nov. 1946 (Creation)

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Pembroke College, Cambridge.—Supports Smith’s candidature for the chair of English at Fribourg. Though he does not know him personally, his published work testifies to his wide knowledge of literature, his keen critical intelligence, and his linguistic powers. Refers to his own links with another Swiss university and his interest in promoting intellectual discourse between the two countries.

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