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FA-10558-73

Charles Nichols
Brown University (Providence, RI 02912-9100)

Theodore Parker: Activist Intellectual

To write a story of the mind and reputation of Theodore Parker (1810-1860), radical Unitarian minister whose attacks on materialism, poverty, crime and slavery were heard by 3000 people a week during his prime. The study will involve comparison of Parker's vast writings with those of his contemporaries (Emerson, Channing, et. al.) as well as an analysis of his influence.

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Fellowships for University Teachers

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$18,000 (approved)
$18,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1973 – 9/30/1974