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Full Name: Carl Clinton Van Doren
(1885-1950) Editor, writer, author. Brother of MARK VAN DOREN. He lived at 47 Charlton Street and 123 11th Street, both in Greenwich Village. He lectured at Columbia from 1911 and was an associate in English until 1930. He was also editor of the "Nation" (1919-22) and the "Century Magazine" (1922-25), managing editor of "The Cambridge History of American Literature" (1917-21), and editor of the "Literary Guild" (1926-34). He wrote numerous critical works, such as "American Literature: An Introduction" (1933), a study of Sinclair Lewis (1933), and "The American Novel, 1789-1939" (1940). In addition, he wrote fiction, historical works, and biographies.
Author's Timeline:
1911 New York County
Van Doren lectured at Columbia University from 1911-1930. 
1885 (Unknown) County
Carl Clinton Van Doren was born in Hope, Illinois, in 1885. 
1950 (Unknown) County
Van Doren died in Torrington, Connecticut. 
1919 (Unknown) County
Van Doren was editor for "Nation" magazine from 1919-1922. 
1922 (Unknown) County
"Century Magazine"
Van Doren edited for "Century Magazine" from 1922-1925. 
1917 (Unknown) County
"The Cambridge History of American Literature"
Van Doren served as managing editor for "The Cambridge History of American Literature" from 1917-1921. 
1926 (Unknown) County
"Literary Guild"
Van Doren edited for "Literary Guild" from 1926-1934. 
1933 (Unknown) County
"American Literature: An Introduction"
1940 (Unknown) County
"The American Novel, 1789-1939"

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