Arthur E. Christy

Arthur E. Christy

Fellow: Awarded 1935
Field of Study: Intellectual and Cultural History

Competition: US & Canada

Education: Columbia University

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

CHRISTY, ARTHUR EDWARD:  Appointed for the preparation of a book, in the main a survey of the consequences, primarily for Western Europe, of the process by which the world has become Europeanized; to be based upon the notes and lectures of the late Professor William R. Shepherd; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1935.

Born December 17, 1899, in China. Education:  Wheaton College, A.B., 1922; University of Chicago, Summer, 1922; Columbia University, A.M., 1925, Ph.D., 1932.

Instructor in English, 1925–27, University of Minnesota; Instructor in English, 1927–29, New York University; Instructor in English, 1929—, Columbia University.

Publications:  Images in Jade: Translations from Classical and Modern Chinese Poetry, 1929; The Oriental in American Transcendentalism, 1932. Editor, Henry David Thoreau’s Transmigration of the Seven Brahmans, 1932. Articles in American Literature, Monist, Open Court, The Aryan Path.

Photograph credit: Bachrach

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