Morris Roberts

Fellow: Awarded 1936

Field of Study: American Literature

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 02-27-1894

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1935–36:

ROBERTS, MORRIS:  Appointed for the writing of a book on Henry James, to be a revaluation of James’s novels and a study of their literary relations; tenure, twelve months from June 15, 1936.

Born February 27, 1894, at St. Paul, Minnesota.  Education:  University of Minnesota, A.B., 1916; Harvard University, A.M., 1918, Ph.D., 1928.

Instructor in English, 1918–23, University of Wisconsin; Instructor in English, 1924–29, Harvard University; Assistant Professor of English, 1929–34, Connecticut College.

Publications:  Henry James’s Literary Criticism, 1929.  Contributor to University of Wisconsin Studies in Language and Literature.