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OBITUARIES

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  • M.H. Abrams dies at 102; editor of 'Norton Anthology'
    M.H. Abrams dies at 102; editor of 'Norton Anthology'

     M.H. Abrams, an esteemed critic, teacher and tastemaker who helped shape the modern literary canon as founding editor of "The Norton Anthology of English Literature" and joined the elite himself by writing one of the 20th century's most acclaimed works of criticism, has died. He was 102.

  • Bob St. Clair dies at 84, Hall of Fame offensive lineman for 49ers
    Bob St. Clair dies at 84, Hall of Fame offensive lineman for 49ers

    Years before Bob St. Clair was crushing rival linemen as an offensive tackle for the San Francisco 49ers, his high school football coach gave the enthusiastic wanna-be a wallop of hard fact.

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