W. Jackson Bate

W. JACKSON BATE was the A. Kingsley Porter University Professor Emeritus at Harvard University and the author of two other canonical biographies: John Keats, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize, and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. One of the leading biographers of the twentieth century, he also received the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He died in 1999.

He is the author of:

Samuel Johnson: A Biography