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Ernest John Moyne

Ernest John Moyne, Finnish educator. Member editorial board U. Delaware Press, 1972-1976.; Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Brooker scholar, 1935; Member Modern Language Association, American Studies Association, Modern Language Society Helsinki, Kalevala Society (Helsinki), A.A.U.P., Society Advancement Scandinavian Study, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Moyne, Ernest John was born on May 3, 1916 in Hanko, Finland. Son of Ernest Alexander and Ida Sofia (Korpi) Moyne.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1938, Master of Arts, 1940. Doctor of Philosophy., Harvard, 1948.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Elizabeth Eila. Instructor English, Williams College, 1942-1943. Member of faculty U. Delaware, 1948-1976, Professor of English, 1964-1976, Henry Francis duPont Winterthur professor, 1972-1976.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals Translator, editor: A Half Year in the New World (Alexandra Gripenberg), 1954. Hiawatha and Kalevala: A Study of the Relationship Between Longfellow’s Indian Edda and the Finnish Epic, 1963. Editor: The Journal of Margaret Hazlitt, 1967.

      Raising the Wind: the Legend of Lapland and Finland Wizards in Literature, 1981.

    Membership

    Member editorial board U. Delaware Press, 1972-1976. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Brooker scholar, 1935.

    Member Modern Language Association, American Studies Association, Modern Language Society Helsinki, Kalevala Society (Helsinki), A.A.U.P., Society Advancement Scandinavian Study, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Kathleen Marie McCormick, January 30, 1943.
    • father: Ernest Alexander Moyne
    • mother: Ida Sofia (Korpi) Moyne
    • spouse: Kathleen Marie McCormick
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    Born March 3, 1916
    Died June 28, 1976
    (aged 60)
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