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University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Amherst, MA 01003-9242)
Bernard W. Bell (Project Director: July 1972 to present)

Contemporary Afro-American Novel

Applicant, a black humanist and specialist in Afro-American literature, hopes to advance alternative interpretations of American culture. to examine the strategic use of legend, rhetoric, ritual, and music and myth in novels published by Afro-Americans in the 1960s, applicant will analyze the nature of the black aesthetic movement in fiction. Will contribute to a better understanding and appreciation of the pluralistic nature of American life.

Project fields:
Literature, General

Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$8,750 (approved)
$8,750 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1972 – 1/31/1973