Competition: US & Canada
Education: Sarah Lawrence College
As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:
GEISMAR, MAXWELL DAVID. Appointed for studies toward an evaluation of the 1920’s in America through certain key writers of the period; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1942.
Born August 1, 1909, New York City. Education: Columbia University, A.B., 1931, M.A., 1932 (Proudfit Fellow); Harvard University (Teaching Fellow), 1932–33.
Member of the staff, Department of Literature, 1934—, Sarah Lawrence College.
Publications: Writers in Crisis, 1942. Articles and reviews in Virginia Quarterly Review, Nation, New York Herald Tribune.