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Brandeis University (Waltham, MA 02453-2700)
Arthur Edelstein (Project Director: September 1972 to present)

Literature and Poverty

To study the interrelations of social and literarary circumstances in America by focusing on one major social problem (poverty) that has been addressed by our literature. Applicant teaches a course in poverty and literature and teaches and writes on American realist literature. Poverty is a pressing American problem and a current national concern.

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 – 6/30/1973