Competition: US & Canada
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.