Curtis Dahl

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Curtis Dahl, Samuel Valentine Cole Professor of English Literature at Wheaton College, in Norton, Massachusetts, is a previous contributor and the author of several critical works on American literature.

Articles by this Contributor

June 1956

Washington would be a capital of Egyptian pillars and Roman splendor if this hardware merchant’s grandiose plan had been adopted

December 1961

Blending satire and nostalgia, Washington Irving taught his readers both to love the past and chuckle over its absurdities

October 1972

The Navy and contractor Smith accused each other of fraud. The Navy won—until the President took a hand