Edward Niles Hooker

Edward Niles Hooker

Fellow: Awarded 1942
Field of Study: English Literature
Fellow: Awarded 1950
Field of Study: English Literature

Competition: US & Canada

Education: University of California, Los Angeles

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

HOOKER, EDWARD NILES.  Appointed for the preparation of a history of English literary theory and criticism in the neo-classical period, 1660-1750; tenure, twelve months from October 7, 1942.

Born August 26, 1902, Albany, New York.  Education:  Union College, A.B., 1923; University of Michigan, Summer, 1924; Syracuse University, M.A., 1925; Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D., 1932 (James Buchanan Johnston Scholar, 1932–34).

Instructor in English, 1923–28, Syracuse University; Instructor in English, 1928–29, Hope College; Instructor in English, 1934–36, Johns Hopkins University; Instructor in English, 1936–38, Assistant Professor, 1938—, University of California at Los Angeles.

Publications:  The Critical Works of John Dennis, 1939, 1942. Contributor to What Feather, 1928. Articles and reviews in Publications of the Modern Language Association, Times Literary Supplement, Philological Quarterly, Studies in Philology, Notes and Queries, Sewanee Review, Modern Language Notes, ELH: A Journal of English Literary History.

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