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FR-10144-78

Steven R. Cerf
Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME 04011-8447)

Georg Brandes' Main Currents in Nineteenth Century Literature: Brandes' Treatment of European Romanticism

To study Brandes' role as an historian of European Romanticism. This research will show how Brandes', vast readings permitted him to be one of the first literary critics to analyze Romanticism as a pan-European movement. Project will also demonstrate how Brandes' comprehensive perspective and lucid style served as a source for the encyclopedic novels of James Joyce and Thomas Mann.

Project fields:
Literature, General

Program:
Residential College Teacher Fellowships, 1976 - 1981

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$15,000 (approved)
$15,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1978 – 5/31/1979