Elected: 1988
Discipline: Language, Literature and History
Professor William Wallace Robson FRSE FRSA
Professor William Wallace Robson, scholar and critic, died in Edinburgh on July 31, 1993 aged 70. He was born in Plymouth on June 20, 1923.

Wallace Robson was one of the finest critics of his generation. He founded no schools and did not encourage passionate discipleship but – through his strenuous intelligence, teaching and writing – stimulated students and colleagues for over half a century.

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