J. Leslie Hotson

J. Leslie Hotson

Fellow: Awarded 1929
Field of Study: English Literature
Fellow: Awarded 1930
Field of Study: English Literature

Competition: US & Canada

New York University

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1929–30:

Hotson, Leslie:  Appointed to make systematic searches for new material for writing the lives of Elizabethan poets and dramatists, chiefly in the Public Record Office, London; tenure, fifteen months from June 15, 1929.

Born August 16, 1897, at Delhi, Ontario, Canada. Education: Harvard University, A. B., 1921, A. M., 1922, Ph. D., 1923 (Dexter Travelling Scholar, Summers of 1922 and 1925; Sheldon Travelling Fellow, 1923–24).

Instructor in English, 1924–25, Harvard University; Assistant in English, 1925–26, Sterling Senior Research Fellow, 1926–27, Yale University; Associate Professor of English, 1927—, New York University.

Publications: “The Death of Christopher Marlowe,” 1925; “The Commonwealth and Restoration Stage,” 1928. Articles in the Atlantic Monthly, Independent, London Times, Studies in Philology, Publications of the Modern Language Association of America.

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