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FA-10818-74

Bruce M. Johnson
University of Rochester (Rochester, NY 14627-0001)

Models of Mind in Late Victorian and Modern Fiction

To describe the psychological assumptions that lie behind some of the best work of the late-Victorian Thomas Hardy and Rudyard Kipling and to compare these with the considerably different psychologies in such entirely modern writers as Virginia Woolf, Borges, Robert Coover and John Fowles. To establish the existence of such pyschology as buried metaphors for mind a consciousness and especially for whatever the writer considers the most primitive function of consciousness.

Project fields:
Literature, General

Program:
Fellowships for University Teachers

Division:
Research Programs

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

Grant period:
9/1/1974 – 8/31/1975