Myers, Frederic William Henry

Myers, Frederic William Henry mīˈərz [key], 1843–1901, English essayist and poet. His works include the poem St. Paul (1867) and Essays, Classical and Modern (1883). He is well known for his investigations of psychic phenomena in connection with the Society for Psychical Research, which he helped found in 1882, and for his Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death (1903).

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