F. Stringfellow Barr


Stringfellow Barr was editor of Virginia Quarterly Review from 1931 to 1937. Subsequently, he became president of St. John’s College (Annapolis, MD), where he co-founded, with Scott Buchanan, the New Program—the first collegiate curriculum in which students focus on reading and discussing the great books of the Western tradition. He later went on to author such books as The Pilgrimage of Western Man: A History of Western Europe 1500–1961 and Mask of Jove: A History of Graeco-Roman Civilization.

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