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Alexander Welsh
University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000)

The Theme of Honor in English Literature

To thematically analyze the major works in the Western literature in order to show what "honor" is and how it operates, that is, as an actual force in human affairs. Potentially the study can illuminate and explain aspects of contemporary behavior. Grantee is writing on the theme of honor as it existed before the nineteenth century. As in many other aspects of life, important transformations in the period of the French and American revolutions.

Project fields:
British Literature

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$20,000 (approved)
$20,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1977 – 12/31/1977