The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Schelling, Felix Emanuel

SCHELLING, shĕl'lĭng, Felix Emanuel, American educator: b. New Albany, Ind., 3 Sept. 1858. In 1881 he was graduated at the University of Pennsylvania, where he received the degree of LL.B. in 1883 and that of A.M. in 1884, and of Litt.D. in 1903 and LL.D. in 1909. Since 1893 he has been John Welsh Centennial professor of English literature at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Schelling is a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters, of the American Philosophical Society and of the Modern Language Association of America. He has published ‘Literary and Verse Criticism of the Reign of Elizabeth’ (1891); ‘Life and Works of George Gascoigne’ (1893); ‘A Book of Elizabethan Lyrics’ (1896); ‘A Book of 17th Century Lyrics’ (1899); ‘The English Chronicle Play’ (1902); ‘The Queen's Progress and Other Elizabethan Sketches’ (1904); ‘History of Elizabethan Drama’ (1908); ‘English Literature during the Lifetime of Shakespeare’ (1910); ‘The Restoration Drama’ (Cambridge History of Literature, 1912); ‘The English Lyric’ (1913); ‘A History of English Drama’ (1914). He has edited ‘Ben Jonson's Discoveries’ (1892); ‘Eastward Ho and the Alchemist’ (1903); ‘The Merchant of Venice’ (1903); ‘Macbeth’ (1910); ‘Beaumont and Fletcher’ (1912).