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us: Brewster, Dorothy, 1883-1979


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    • Birth Date

        18830908
    • Death Date

        19790417
    • Birth Place

        Saint Louis, Mo.
    • Death Place

        Lancaster, Pa.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Barnard College
        • Affiliation Start: 1908
        • Affiliation End: 1911
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Bryn Mawr College
        • Affiliation Start: 1914
        • Affiliation End: 1915
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Columbia University
        • Affiliation Start: 1915
    • Gender

        female
    • Occupation

        writer
          professor of English
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        • found: Her Aaron Hill ... 1913.
        • found: Doris Lessing, 1965: title page (Dorothy Brewster) page i (received her M.A. and Ph. D. degrees from Columbia University; her distinguished teaching career at Columbia University included the introduction of courses in Comparative Literature in the School of General Studies, then known as University Extension; before her retirement in 1957 she conducted seminars in the English Graduate School at Columbia; is an authority on Russian fiction)
        • found: Contemporary Authors Online, via WWW, October 12, 2011 (Dorothy Brewster; American Writer (1883-1979); born 1883 in St. Louis, Missouri; died April 17, 1979, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania; daughter of William Morris Brewster and Lillie Higbee; A.B., Barnard College, 1906; A.M., Columbia University, 1907; Ph. D., Columbia University, 1913; assistant in English, Barnard College, New York City, 1908-1911; reader in English, Bryn Mawr College, 1914-1915; instructor, then associate professor of English, Columbia University, New York City, 1915-1950; member of the Modern Language Association of America, Women's Faculty Club (Columbia University), and English-Speaking Union (New York); a specialist in modern fiction and short-story writing; longtime member of the English faculty at Columbia University; author of literary biographies and books on American literature)
        • found: ancestry.com, via WWW, October 12, 2011 (Dorothy Brewster; born September 8, 1893 in St. Louis, Missouri; died April 1979 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania)
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        • 1980-08-01: new
        • 2011-10-14: revised
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