Thurman L. Hood

Thurman L. Hood

Fellow: Awarded 1928
Field of Study: English Literature

Competition: US & Canada

Harvard University

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1928:

Hood, Thurman Losson: Appointed to compile and edit for publication a volume of the uncollected letters of Robert Browning, principally from the collection of Thomas J. Wise, Esq., in London; tenure, four months from May 1, 1928.

Born July 26, 1888, Onalaska, Wisconsin. Education: University of Wisconsin, 1904–07; Harvard University, A.B., 1908, A.M., 1909, Ph.D., 1924, Charles Dexter Scholar, 1927.

Assistant in English, 1912–18, Instructor in English, 1918—, Secretary of the Committee on the Use of English by Students, 1919—, Harvard University.

Publications: Condensations of novels in “One Hundred Best Novels Condensed,” 1920; “Browning’s Ancient Classical Sources,” 1922; joint editor of “The Copeland Reader, an Anthology of Poetry and Prose, English Selections,” 1927; ibid., “American Selections,” 1927; critical articles, reviews, and notes in the New England Magazine, The Nation and The Atlantic Monthly.


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