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FA-10515-72

Cornell University (Ithaca, NY 14853-2801)
William W. Holdheim (Project Director: August 1972 to present)

The Quest for Epic in the 19th Century Historical Novel

A study of the quest for epic in the 19th century historical novel in four representative works (Hugo, Tolstoy, Stifter, Flaubert). He will attempt to show that the structural ambiguity in these novels stems from an effort to recreate a modern replica of ancient epic and to synthesize it with the modern novel.

Project fields:
Literature, General

Program:
Fellowships for University Teachers

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$15,070 (approved)
$15,070 (awarded)

Grant period:
8/1/1972 – 7/31/1973