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Norman O. Brown

Norman O. BrownAKA Norman Oliver Brown

Born: 25-Sep-1913
Birthplace: El Oro, Mexico
Died: 2-Oct-2002
Location of death: Santa Cruz, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Life Against Death

Tutored by Isaiah Berlin.

Father: (mining engineer)
Wife: Elizabeth Potter (m. 1938, until his death)
Son: Thomas N. Brown
Son: Stephen
Daughter: Rebecca
Daughter: Susan

    University: BA, Balliol College, Oxford University (1936)
    University: PhD Classics, University of Wisconsin at Madison (1942)
    Professor: Wesleyan University
    Professor: University of Rochester
    Professor: Humanities, University of California at Santa Cruz

    OSS Agent 1943-46

Author of books:
Hermes the Thief: The Evolution of a Myth (1947)
Hesiod: Theogony (1953)
Life Against Death: The Psychoanalytic Meaning of History (1959)
Love's Body (1966)
Closing Time (1973)
Apocalypse and/or Metamorphosis (1991)

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