Harry Levin

Harry Levin

Fellow: Awarded 1943
Field of Study: American Literature
Fellow: Awarded 1944
Field of Study: American Literature

Competition: US & Canada

Harvard University

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

LEVIN, HARRY TUCHMAN.  Appointed for the study of the technique of symbolism in American fiction, with particular reference to Poe, Hawthorne, Melville and James; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1943.

Born July 18, 1912, Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Education:  Harvard University, A.B., 1933 (Henry Russell Shaw Travelling Fellow in Europe, 1933–34); University of Paris, 1934; Harvard University, Society of Fellows, 1934–39.

Faculty Instructor in English, 1939—, Harvard University.

Publications:  The Broken Column: A Study in Romantic Hellenism, 1931; James Joyce: A Critical Introduction, 1941. Articles and reviews in Criterion, Atlantic Monthly, Times Literary Supplement, Sewanee Review, Classical Journal, Nation, Modern Language Notes, Revue de Littérature Comparée, University Review, New Directions, Southern Review, Harvard Advocate, New Republic, Kenyon Review. Editor of Ben Jonson: Selected Works, 1938; Earl of Rochester, A Satire against Mankind, and other Poems, 1942.

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