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Boyd George Carter

Boyd George Carter, American educator, writer. Decorated Palmes Academiques (France). Member Modern Language Association. American Association Teachers French (president West Central chapter 1948-1950), American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese, Latin American Studies Association, 82d Airborne Division Association (honorary), Mexican Academy (correspondent), C-47.

Background

  • Carter, Boyd George was born on May 8, 1908 in Duffield, Virginia. Son of James David and Viola (Fraley) Carter.

  • Education

    • Student of University Toulouse (France), 1926-1927. Bachelor of Arts, College William and Mary, 1929. A.M., University of Illinois, 1933, Doctor of Philosophy., 1937.

      Postgraduate U. Iowa, summer 1942.

    Career

    • With Associated Press, summer 1929. Teacher Beaver High School, Bluefield, West Virginia, 1929-1931. Graduate assistant University of Illinois, 1931-1937.

      Instructor U. Idaho, 1937. Assistant professor of University Wyoming, 1938. Professor, department chairman modern langs.

      Coe College, 1939-1945. Professor of University Nebraska, 1945-1959, department chairman Romance langs, 1950-1956. Professor Southern Illinois U., 1959-1967, U. Missouri, Columbia, 1967-1976.

      Visiting professor U. Iowa, 1977. Scholar in residence, Adjunct Professor Romance langs. Texas Technology U., 1978-1980.

      Lecturer Mexico City, 1962, Managua, Nicaragua, 1967. Member advising committee project Massachusetts Council Public Schools, 1959-1967.

    Works

    • Author: (with C. G. Rowe) A French Review Grammar, 1948. Manuel Gutierrez Nájera: estudio y escritos ineditos, 1956. Las revistas literarias de Hispanoamerica, 1959.

      En torno a Gutierrez Nájera, 1960. (with Joan L. Carter) Manuel Gutierrez Nájera florilegio critico-conmemorativo, 1966. La Revista de Americá de Rúben Darió y Ricardo Jaimes Freyre, 1967.

      Historia de la literatura hispanoamericana a traves de sus revistas, 1968. (with Mary Eileen Carter) Manuel Gutierrez Nájera, Plato del diá, 1972. Divagaciones y fantasías: Crónicas de Manuel Gutierrez Nájera, 1974.

      Editor: Those Devils in Baggy Pants (Ross S. Carter), 1951, 2d, review edit., 1979. German Review Grammar (D. F. Allison), 1965. Advisory editor Prairie Schooner, 1949-1959.

      Contributor articles, stories, poetry to periodicals.

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association. American Association Teachers French (president West Central chapter 1948-1950), American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese, Latin American Studies Association, 82d Airborne Division Association (honorary), Mexican Academy (correspondent), C-47.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Eileen Barry, June 16, 1965.
    • father: James David Carter
    • mother: Viola (Fraley) Carter
    • spouse: Mary Eileen Barry
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    Born March 8, 1908
    Died December 18, 1980
    (aged 72)
    Nationality

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