Dorothy Bethurum

Dorothy Bethurum

Fellow: Awarded 1937
Field of Study: Medieval Literature

Competition: US & Canada

Education: Lawrence College

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:

BETHURUM, DOROTHY:  Appointed for a study of late Old English and early Middle English homilies; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1937.

Born April 5, 1897, at Franklin, Tennessee. Education:  Vanderbilt University, A.B., 1919, M.A., 1922; Yale University, Ph.D., 1930. 

Instructor in English, 1919–21, Southwestern University; Instructor in English, 1922–24, Assistant Professor, 1924–25, Randolph-Macon Woman’s College; Associate Professor of English, 1927–29, Professor, 1929—, Chairman of the Department, 1932–35, Sarah Lawrence College.

Publications:  Articles in Sewanee Review, Modern Language Review, Studies in Philology, Journal of English and Germanic Philology.

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