Salomon A. Rhodes

Salomon A. Rhodes

Fellow: Awarded 1931
Field of Study: French Literature

Competition: US & Canada

College of the City of New York

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1931–32:

RHODES, SALOMON ALHADEF:  Appointed to make a study of the extent and nature of the pessimism inherent in the poetry and philosophy of life of the poets of the second romantic generation and their successors, in France; tenure, twelve months from August 1, 1931.

Born April 15, 1895, in Italy. Education: Cornell University, B.S., 1921, M.A., 1922, Ph.D., 1925.

Instructor of French, 1924–25, Cornell University; Instructor of French, 1925–28, The Rice Institute; Instructor in Romance Languages, 1928–29, New York University; Instructor of French, 1929—, College of the City of New York.

Publications: The Cult of Beauty in Charles Baudelaire, 1929. Articles in The Romanic Review, Philological Quarterly, The Sewanee Review, Modern Language Notes, The French Review, Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, The Jewish Forum, Modern Language Journal.

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