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FA-11670-76

George Dekker
Stanford University (Stanford, CA 94305-2004)

The American Historical Romance

To write a generic and cultural history to reinterpret a number of our greatest works of fiction. Among the masterpieces of American literature which can be usefully classified as historical romances (as distinct from "historical novels" or "romances" generally) are the Leather-stocking tales, The Scarlet Letter, Huckleberry Finn, Billy Budd, My Antonia, and Absalom, Absalom.

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Fellowships for University Teachers

Division:
Research Programs

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

Grant period:
1/1/1977 – 12/31/1977