He was a professor of English at Vanderbilt University 1915-1955, and chaired the English Department from 1941 until his 1955 retirement. He was a founding member of the Fugitives group, which began at Vanderbilt around 1915, and published poetry in their literary magazine, The Fugitive (1922-1925), under the pen name "Marpha."
In 1927 he married Kathryn Worth, who bore him a daughter, Josephine (born March 29, 1929). He died in Nashville, Tennessee, aged 80.
- The Middle English Ideal of Personal Beauty: As found in the metrical romances, chronicles, and legends of the XIII, XIV, and XV centuries (thesis). Baltimore, MD: J.H. Furst, 1916.
- Chaucer and the mediaeval sciences. New York & London: Oxford University Press, 1926.
- The Demonic Metaphysics of Macbeth. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1933.
- Shakespeare's Philosophical Patterns. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1937.
- Milton's Ontology, Cosmogony, and Physics. Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Press, 1957.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Walter Clyde Curry Papers (1933-1967), Jean and Alexander Heard Library, Vanderbilt University, Web, Aug. 27, 2012.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Walter Clyde Curry 1887-1967, Poetry Foundation, Web, Aug. 27, 2012.
- ↑ Essays in honor of Walter Clyde Curry (1954), Internet Archive, Web, Aug 27, 2012.
- ↑ Search results = au:Walter Clyde Curry, WorldCat, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. Web, June 22, 2014.
- Walter Clyde Curry at the Online Books Page
- Walter Clyde Curry at Amazon.com
- Works by or about Walter Clyde Curry in libraries (WorldCat catalog)
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