Competition: US & Canada
As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:
SCHORER, MARK: Appointed for the preparation of a book on the relationship between ideas and forms in the poetry of William Blake; tenure, twelve months from June 1, 1941.
Born May 17, 1908, Sauk City, Wisconsin. Education: University of Wisconsin, A.B., 1929, Ph.D., 1936 (Zona Gale Scholar, 1928–29; Mary Adams Fellow, 1935–36); Harvard University, A.M., 1930.
Teaching Fellow in English, 1931–35, University of Wisconsin; Instructor in English, 1936–37, Dartmouth College; Instructor in English, 1937–40, Briggs-Copeland Instructor, 1940—, Harvard University.
Publications: A House Too Old, 1935; The Hermit Place, 1941. Articles and stories in Philological Quarterly, Kenyon Review, Modern Language Notes, Modern Philology, Sewanee Review, New Yorker, Short Stories from The New Yorker, Readings for Creative Writers, Patterns for Living, New Directions, Scribner’s Magazine, Toronto Star Weekly, Esquire, Harper’s Magazine, Atlantic Monthly, Sunday Review of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.