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FA-11324-76

Frederick Keener
Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY 11549-1000)

The "Chain of Events" and 18th-Century Comparative Literature

To study the thought of 18th century philosophers such as Rousseau, Diderot as well as Hume and others, including philosophers of history, psychologists, and commentators upon them. Grantee will write a history of the "idea of becoming1' in the period, that would serve as the focal point for a large comparative study of English and French Enlightenment literature.

Project fields:
Comparative Literature

Program:
Fellowships for University Teachers

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$19,670 (approved)
$19,670 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1976 – 8/31/1977