Newton Arvin

Fellow: Awarded 1935

Field of Study: American Literature

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 08-23-1900

Died: 03-21-1963

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1935–36:

ARVIN, NEWTON:  Appointed for the writing of a book on Walt Whitman in this relation to the political, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States in his lifetime; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1935.

Born August 23, 1900, at Valparaiso, Indiana.  Education:  Harvard University, A.B., 1921.

Instructor in English, 1922–27, Assistant Professor of English, 1927–33, Associate Professor of English, 1933—, Smith College; Associate Editor, 1925-26, The Living Age.

Publications:  Hawthorne, 1929; The Heart of Hawthorne’s Journal, 1929. Articles in Freeman, Sewanee Review, New Freeman, Hound & Horn, Bookman, Nation, New Republic, Modern Quarterly, Current History. HH

AWARDS WON

National Book, , 1951