Bertrand H. Bronson

Bertrand H. Bronson

Fellow: Awarded 1943
Field of Study: Folklore and Popular Culture
Fellow: Awarded 1944
Field of Study: Folklore and Popular Culture
Fellow: Awarded 1948
Field of Study: Folklore and Popular Culture

Competition: US & Canada

Education: University of California, Berkeley

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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