Douglas Bush

Douglas Bush

Fellow: Awarded 1934
Field of Study: Literary Criticism

Competition: US & Canada

Education: University of Minnesota

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1933–34:

BUSH, DOUGLAS:  Appointed for the writing of a critical history of classical mythology and traditions in English poetry from 1700 to the present, in England; tenure, twelve months from August 1, 1934.

Born March 21, 1896, in Canada. Education: University of Toronto, A.B., 1920, A.M., 1921; Harvard University, Ph.D., 1923 (Sheldon Traveling Fellowship, 1923–24).

Instructor in English, 1924–27, Harvard University; Assistant Professor of English, 1927–28, Associate Professor, 1928–31, Professor, 1931—, University of Minnesota.

Publications: Mythology and the Renaissance Tradition in English Poetry, 1932. Articles and reviews in Studies in Philology, Publications of the Modern Language Association, Modern Language Notes, Modern Philology, Philological Quarterly, Journal of English and Germanic Philology, Speculum, The Bookman, Life and Letters, Canadian Forum, Commonweal, Nation, Harper’s Magazine, Atlantic Monthly, Queen’s Quarterly, Dalhousie Review, University of Toronto Quarterly.

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