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Texas State University - San Marcos (San Marcos, TX 78666-4684)
Mary Ann Wimsatt (Project Director: September 1972 to present)

Simm's Frontier Humor

To investigate the literary and historical affiliations of two bodies of work not previously recognized as significanly interrelated--antebellum Southwestern or frontier humor and certain Simms novels which utilize this type of humor to express a vision of Southern frontier life.

Project fields:
Literature, General

Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$11,250 (approved)
$11,250 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1972 – 5/31/1973