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Arthur Mizener (3 September 1907 – 15 February 1988) was an American professor of English and literary critic.[1] After graduating from Princeton University, he obtained his master's degree from Harvard University before returning to Princeton to receive his doctorate in 1934. After teaching at Yale University; Wells College in Aurora, New York; and Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, he joined Cornell in 1951.[2] From then until his retirement in 1975, he was Mellon Foundation Professor of English at Cornell University.[2]

Among his other works, he was the author of the first biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Far Side of Paradise,[3] and a biography of Ford Madox Ford.[2]