Maxwell Geismar

Maxwell Geismar

Fellow: Awarded 1942
Field of Study: Literary Criticism

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.

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