How Van Wyck Brooks Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Van Wyck Brooks reached the respectable age of 77 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Historian.

Biography - A Short Wiki

U.S. historian and critic who wrote about Mark Twain. In 1936, he won the 2nd National Book Award for Non-Fiction for his novel The Flowering of New England.

He studied at Harvard University, where he published his first book: Verses by Two Undergraduates.

In 1937, he won a Pulitzer Prize in history.

His parents were Sally and Charles Brook.

He attended and graduated from Harvard University while Wendy Liebman did her research at Harvard Medical School.

How did Van Wyck Brooks die?

Information about the death of Van Wyck Brooks
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death77 years
ProfessionHistorian
BirthdayN/A
Death dateMay 2, 1963
Place of deathBridgewater, Connecticut, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

If men were basically evil, who would bother to improve the world instead of giving it up as a bad job at the outset?

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The man who has the courage of his platitudes is always a successful man.

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Genius and virtue are to be more often found clothed in gray than in peacock bright.

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Magnanimous people have no vanity, they have no jealousy, and they feed on the true and the solid wherever they find it. And, what is more, they find it everywhere.

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Nothing is sadder than having worldly standards without worldly means.

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