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FB-13128-77

Peter F. Parshall
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (Terre Haute, IN 47803-3920)

Farce in the Technologic World

To study the various forms of farce in the twentieth century, particularly as they relate to shifting value systems. Farce serves as a barometer of the problem of shifting values, since it can survive more easily in a value vacuum than can social comedy, which is a normative form.

Project fields:
Literature, General

Program:
Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$9,540 (approved)
$9,540 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1977 – 5/31/1978