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FA-12248-78

James Richardson
Princeton University (Princeton, NJ 08540-5228)

The Elegiac Consciousness: Styles of Loss in Victorian Poetry

To investigate the causes and uses of style in the Victorian Era, and analyze it as an adaptation of the self to the conditions of existence using authors such as Tennyson, Swinburne, Browning, Hopkins, Hardy, and W.B. Yeats as examples of elegiac and anti-elegiac modes to compare Victorianism to Modernism.

Project fields:
Literature, General

Program:
Fellowships for University Teachers

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$8,352 (approved)
$8,352 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1978 – 7/31/1979