STRODE, HUDSON, 1892-1976

Biography:

Writer, teacher of writing. Born– Oct. 31, 1892 in Cairo, Ill. Parents– Thomas Fuller and Hope (Hudson) Strode. Married– Therese Cory,  Dec. 20, 1924. Education– University of Alabama, A.B., 1913; Columbia University, M.A., 1914; special study at Harvard University, 1916. Instructor in English, Syracuse University, 1914-1916; professor of English, University of Alabama, 1914-1963.  Awarded professor emeritus status on his retirement in 1963; received the honorary D. Litt. from the University of Alabama in 1952, and from the University of the South, 1960; made a Knight of the Royal Order of the North Star by King Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden in 1961.  Internationally known for his creative writing classes at the University of Alabama;  taught and mentored many young writers.  Died September 22, 1976.

Papers;

Papers and photographs of Hudson Strode are held by the William Stanley Hoole Special Collections Library at the University of Alabama.

Source:

Contemporary Authors online.

Publication(s):

Denmark Is a Lovely Land. New York; Harcourt, Brace, 1951.

The Eleventh House, Memoirs. New York; Harcourt, Brace, 1975.

The End of the Dance; a Play in One Act. New York; S. French, 1929.

Finland Forever. New York; Harcourt, Brace, 1941.

Jefferson Davis: A Biography. 3 vols. New York; Harcourt, Brace, 1955-1964.

Now in Mexico. New York; Harcourt, Brace, 1947.

The Pageant of Cuba. New York; H. Smith and R. Haas, 1934.

South by Thunderbird. New York; Random House, 1937.

The Story of Bermuda. New York; Random House, 1932.

Sweden, Model for a World. New York; Harcourt, Brace, 1949.

Temples to the South. Great Neck, N.Y.; G. Alam Chidsey, 1941.

Timeless Mexico. New York; Harcourt, Brace, 1944.

Ultimates in the Far East; Travels in the Orient and India. New York; Harcourt, Brace, 1970.

Compiler and editor;

Jefferson Davis; Private Letters, 1823-1889.  New York; Harcourt, 1967.

Spring Harvest; A collection of stories from Alabama.  New York; Knopf, 1944.