Author: Robert Bruce Bays

a writer and educator who resides in Bedford County, Virginia

Stringfellow Barr (1897–1982)

Stringfellow Barr was an author and educator who, while teaching at St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland, helped to create the Great Books curriculum, which introduced college students to the Western literary canon. He taught at the University of Virginia (1924–1937), edited the Virginia Quarterly Review (1931–1937), and taught classics at Rutgers University.