Edward Billings Ham
Edward Billings Ham (* 1902 in Boston ; † 1965 ) was an American Romanist and Medievalist .
life and work
Ham studied at Bowdoin College in Brunswick , Maine and at Harvard University (1922 Masters in Mathematics). From 1923 to 1927 he stayed at Trinity College (Oxford) , where he received his doctorate with the thesis The venjance Alixandre of Jehan le Nevelon and his imitators (partially published and T. (Ed.) Jehan le Nevelon, La venjance Alixandre , Princeton 1931, 1965) .
Ham taught at Princeton University , Radcliffe College , Harvard University , Yale University, and finally from 1941 to 1963 as Professor of French at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor .
- Five versions of the Venjance Alixandre , Princeton / Paris 1935, New York 1965
- (Ed.) Girart de Rossillon. Poème bourguignon du XIVe siècle , New Haven 1939, New York 1973
- (Ed. And translator) Michel Levadoux, Eulogy on George Washington , delivered in Ste. Anne's church, Detroit, February, 1797, Ann Arbor 1944
- Textual criticism and Jehan Le Venelais , Ann Arbor 1946
- Renart le Bestourné , Ann Arbor 1947
- Rutebeuf and Louis IX , Chapel Hill 1962
- Yakov Malkiel, [Obituary] in: Romance Philology 19, 1966, p. 482
- Romance studies in memory of Edward Billings Ham , ed. by Urban Tigner Holmes, Jr. , Hayward 1967
- Kaye Vaden Hughes, Contributions of Edward Billings Ham to Old French studies , MA diss. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1969
- Literature by and about Edward Billings Ham in the SUDOC catalog (Association of French University Libraries)
- http://um2017.org/faculty-history/faculty/edward-billings-ham (with picture)
|SURNAME||Ham, Edward Billings|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Ham, Edward B.|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American Romanist and Medievalist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1902|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Boston|
|DATE OF DEATH||1965|