Herbert J. Muller

Herbert J. Muller

Fellow: Awarded 1939
Field of Study: Literary Criticism

Competition: US & Canada

Purdue University

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

MULLER, HERBERT JOSEPH:  Appointed for the preparation of a work on contemporary literary criticism, making use both of the heritage of literary criticism and of the resources of modern knowledge of the natural and social sciences; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1939.

Born July 7, 1905, at Mamaroneck, New York. Education:  Cornell University, A.B., 1925, M.A., 1926, Ph.D., 1932.

Instructor in English, 1926–35, Cornell University; Assistant Professor of English, 1935—, Purdue University.

Publications:  Modern Fiction: A Study of Values, 1937. Articles and reviews in Saturday Review of Literature, South Atlantic Quarterly, American Scholar, Virginia Quarterly Review, Southern Review, English Journal, Yale Review, Kenyon Review.

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