Robert Yongue Turner
Emeritus Professor of English
Robert Yongue Turner, Emeritus Professor of English, passed away on January 16, 2021, at The Quadrangle in Haverford, PA. He was 93.
A specialist on Renaissance drama, Turner received his B.A. at Princeton University and his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago. During his forty years at Penn, he received a Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation in support of his scholarship. His central contribution to his field, Shakespeare’s Apprenticeship, was published in 1974 by the University of Chicago Press.
Professor Turner is survived by a cousin, Lillian J. Howland, of Gastonia, NC. The funeral and interment were private.