Wayne Clayson Booth was an American literary critic. He was the George M. Pullman Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in English Language & Literature and the College at the University of Chicago. His work followed largely from the Chicago school of literary criticism.
Wayne Clayson Booth
LDS (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
American Fork, Utah
BA from Brigham Young University, MA and PhD from the University of Chicago
Professor, literary critic
David H. Russel Award for Distinguished Research (National Council of Teachers of English) in 1966 for The Rhetoric of Fiction.
Christian Gauss Award (Phi Beta Kappa) in 1962.
Brigham Young University College of Humanities Distinguished Alumnus Award