Paul, Edith Taylor’s Son

header_1Paul Beekman Taylor was born in London, lived at the Prieuré with Gurdjieff, and studied with him from 1948-1949. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University in 1954, a Master of Arts from Wesleyan University in 1958, and received his Ph. D. from Brown University in 1961. He was a Fulbright Scholar and then a Fulbright Lecturer before becoming a Professor of Medieval English Languages and Literatures at the University of Geneva. He is also a member of the Planning Committee and Advisory Board fo the All & Everything Conference held once a year in Brighton, England.

Of Shadows of Heaven he writes: “I am what in French would be called an insérend; witness, narrator and occasional participant in their stories.”

Paul Taylor’s ex-wife, Alex Fatio Taylor, died in 2015.


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