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FB-11732-73

Ellen M. Casey
University of Scranton (Scranton, PA 18510-4501)

The Forbidden Themes: Sex and Violence in the Victorian Novel

To explore the issue of Victorian attitudes toward sexuality concentrating on the Victorian novel in order to examine the possibility that violence was substituted for overt expressions of sexuality. To make some connections between the Victorian period and our own which will enlighten our situation.

Project fields:
British Literature

Program:
Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Division:
Research Programs

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

Grant period:
9/1/1973 – 5/31/1974