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Nathan Edelman

Nathan Edelman, French educator. Recipient Columbia University fellowship, 1937-1938, Guggenheim fellowship, 1954-1955, senior fellowship National Endowment for the Humanities. Member Modern Language Association American, American Association Teachers French, Societe d’Etude du Dix-Septieme Siecle, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Edelman, Nathan was born on March 29, 1911 in Paris, France. Son of Abel and Sarah (Podvidz) Edelman.

  • Education

    • Brought to the United States, 1922, naturalized, 1927. Student Sorbonne, 1930-1931. Bachelor of Arts, College City New York, 1932, Master of Science, 1934.

      Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia, 1945.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Jean L. (deceased). Instructor French, College City New York, 1932-1943, Hamilton College, 1943-1944. Instructor French, Columbia, 1944-1948, assistant professor, 1948-1954, associate professor, 1954-1956.

      Professor, chairman Romance langs. Johns Hopkins, 1956-1966. Professor French, Columbia University, 1966-1971, department chairman French and Romance philology, 1968-1971.

    Works

    • Author: Attitudes of 17th Century France Toward the Middle Ages, 1946. Managing editor The Romanic Review, 1948-1952. Editor Volume 3, A Critical Bibliography of French Literature, 1961.

      General editor Modern Language Notes, 1957-1960. Contributor articles in field.

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association American, American Association Teachers French, Societe d’Etude du Dix-Septieme Siecle, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Lily J. Podvidz, May 30, 1936.
    • father: Abel Edelman
    • mother: Sarah (Podvidz) Edelman
    • spouse: Lily J. Podvidz
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    Born March 29, 1911
    Died November 14, 1971
    (aged 60)
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