Louis I. Bredvold

Louis I. Bredvold

Fellow: Awarded 1929
Field of Study: English Literature

Competition: US & Canada

Education: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1929–30:

Bredvold, Louis I.: Appointed to complete studies of the intellectual biography of John Dryden, his relation to the new science, to religious controversies, to political currents, and in general to seventeenth century thought; including investigations of manuscript sources in England and the Vatican; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1929.

Born July 20, 1888, at Springfield, Minnesota. Education: University of Minnesota, B. A., 1909, M. A., 1910; University of Illinois, Ph. D., 1921.

Fellow in English, 1913–14, University of Chicago; Instructor in English, 1914–16, Iowa State College; Assistant in English, 1916–17, 1919–20, Fellow in English, 1920–21, University of Illinois; Instructor in English, 1921–23, Assistant Professor, 1923–27, Associate Professor 1927—, University of Michigan, Assistant Professor of English, University of Chicago, Summer, 1926.

Publications: Articles and reviews in The Dial, Journal of English and Germanic Philology, Studies in Philology, Modern Philology, Modern Language Notes, Michigan Studies in Language and Literature, Publications of the Michigan Academy, London Times Literary Supplement, New York Herald-Tribune. Editor of “Selected Poems of Alexander Pope,” 1926.

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