[Milton-L] John Shawcross sad news

Sara van den Berg vandens at slu.edu
Tue Mar 8 21:54:15 EST 2011


It has been a privilege to know John and to learn from him.  He will be
greatly missed.

Sara van den Berg

On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 8:28 PM, Jenn Lewin <jennlewin at yahoo.com> wrote:

>
> Dear all, John Shawcross died tonight at 7pm.
>
> Jenn
>
>  ------------------------------
> *From: *Tony Demarest <tonydemarest at hotmail.com>;
> *To: *<milton-l at lists.richmond.edu>;
> *Subject: *RE: [Milton-L] John Shawcross
> *Sent: *Tue, Mar 8, 2011 12:39:28 PM
>
>   I know of Dr Shawcross only through his writing- yes, he is one of the
> giants.
>
> Tony
>
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> Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 07:27:42 -0500
> Subject: Re: [Milton-L] John Shawcross
> From: aguibbor at barnard.edu
> To: milton-l at lists.richmond.edu
>
> I feel the same, Lee. He befriended me in an elevator at my first Milton
> Dinner (1970!), and remembered me the very next time. He's been a most
> wonderful friend and colleague over the years. I'm sure there are so many of
> us who feel immense indebtedness and are grateful for the debt!
> Achsah
>
> On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 3:02 PM, <LEEJACOBUS at aol.com> wrote:
>
>  John is one of those wonderful Miltonists who befriended me when I was a
> young beginner and who has remained both friend and mentor ever since.  He
> is indeed very much in my thoughts and prayers.  He is one of our giants.
>
> Lee Jacobus
>
> *http://literatureartandideas.blogspot.com
> http://www.leejacobus.com
> http://www.hammonassethouse.com
>
>  In a message dated 3/7/2011 2:49:00 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> jennlewin at yahoo.com writes:
>
>
> Dear all:  John hasn't been doing well, after having suffered a mild stroke
> a few days ago.  He is in hospice care in Lexington and his nephew is with
> him.  I'm sure he'll have been glad to be kept in your thoughts.
>
> Jenn
>
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