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MacEdward Leach

Professor of English; A.B., M.A., Illinois; Ph.D., Pennsylvania

1930 Ph.D. Graduate
Dissertation Advisor(s):
"Amis and Amilaun"

Doctoral Dissertations Chaired

1966

Lynn Martin "Sir Thomas Malory's Vocabulary in "The Tale of Arthur and Lucius," The Tale of Sir Garteh," and "The Tale of the Sankgreal": A Comparative Study"

1961

Roger David Abrahams "Negro Folklore from South Philadelphia, A Collection of Analysis"
Bradford Browne Broughton "The Legends of King Richard I, Coeur de Lion: A Study of Sources and Variations to the Year 1600"

1960

Mary Louise Washington Clark "The Folklore of the Cumberlands as Reflected in the Writings of Jesse Stuart"
Harold Jerome Herman "Sir Kay: A Study of the Character of the Seneschal of King Arthur's Court"

1959

Robert Harold Byington "The "Gentleman Killer;" An American Folk Hero"

1958

Gerald Martin Bordman "The Folklore Motifs in the Matter of England Romances"

1957

Eloise Wilson "Lynn Riggs: Oklahoma Dramatist "

1953

Edith Smith Krappe "King Ponthus and the Fair Sidone: A Critical Edition"

1952

Horace P Beck "Ballads and Songs from Down East "
Nancy Rafetto Leach "Edith Wharton: Critic of American Life and Literature"

1951

John Greenway "American Folksongs of Social and Economic Protest"

1950

Marcia Kelley Miller ""The Dierdre Legend" in English Literature"

1949

Tristram Potter Coffin "A Handbook of the Traditional Ballad in North America"
George Malcolm Laws "Native American Balladry. A Descriptive Study and a Bibliographical Syllabus of the Ballads Sung in the United States"