Bertrand H. Bronson

1943 - US & Canada Competition
Humanities - Folklore & Popular Culture


As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

BRONSON, BERTRAND HARRIS.  Appointed for the preparation of a musical-literary companion to Francis James Child’s English and Scottish Popular Ballads; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1943.

Born June 22, 1902, Lawrenceville, New Jersey.  Education:  University of Oxford, B.A., 1924, M.A., 1929 (Rhodes Scholar, Oriel College); Yale University, Ph.D., 1927.

Instructor in English, 1925–26, University of Michigan; Instructor in English, 1927–29, Assistant Professor, 1929–38, Associate Professor, 1938—, University of California.

Publications:  Joseph Ritson: Scholar-at-Arms, 1938; That Immortal Garland, 1941. Articles in Publications of the Modern Language Association, University of California Publications in English,  Modern Language Notes, Times Literary Supplement, Southern Folklore Quarterly, California Folklore Quarterly. Contributor to Essays in Criticism, 1934; Five Studies in Literature, 1940; Studies in the Comic, 1941.

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