Herbert Edward Read
#2854 Overall Influence

Herbert Edward Read

English anarchist, poet, and critic of literature and art

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Sir Herbert Edward Read, was an English art historian, poet, literary critic and philosopher, best known for numerous books on art, which included influential volumes on the role of art in education. Read was co-founder of the Institute of Contemporary Arts. As well as being a prominent English anarchist, he was one of the earliest English writers to take notice of existentialism. He was co-editor with Michael Fordham of the British edition in English of The Collected Works of C. G. Jung.

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Wesleyan University
Wesleyan University

Private liberal arts college in Middletown, Connecticut

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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University of Leeds
University of Leeds

University in Leeds, United Kingdom

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University of Edinburgh
University of Edinburgh

Public research university in Edinburgh, Scotland

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    #424 World Rank
    Philosophy
    #1104 World Rank
    History
    #1539 World Rank
    Literature