Elaine Scarry is an American essayist and professor of English and American Literature and Language. She is the Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value at Harvard University.
Born: June 30, 1946 (age 71)
Notable award: Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism
Education: University of Connecticut (1974), Chatham University (1968)
Awards: Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada