Robert Lucid, professor emeritus of English at the University of Pennsylvania died Dec. 12, 2006, at the age of 76. He earned an A.B. from the University of Washington and an A.M. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He was an assistant professor of English at Wesleyan from 1959 until 1964. He then joined UPenn’s English department in 1964, where he remained until his retirement in 1996. His research interests focused on Norman Mailer, about whom he had edited two books. Before he passed away, he was in the process of completing Mailer’s authorized biography. Dr. Lucid is survived by his son, John Lucid, a brother and a sister.