Elizabeth Sewell

Elizabeth Sewell (1919–2001) was an author and academic best known for her criticism exploring the links between literature and science. She taught at numerous universities during her career, including Vassar College, the University of Notre Dame, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. In addition to her books of her criticism, she published several novels and poetry collections along with a memoir, An Idea, and a book of essays, To Be a True Poem. She died in Greensboro, North Carolina.