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Stanford University (Stanford, CA 94305-2004)
Ian P. Watt (Project Director: May 1977 to October 1990)
The Historical and Sociological Criticism of Fiction

Seminar to examine the historical and sociological criticism of fiction. The seminar will consider how much background information is required to understand a novel whose social structure and values are so much different from ours; how these sociological and historical differences affect the way such novels should be judged; and what contributions various sociological theories of literature make towards the resolution of these problems.

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Project fields:

Seminars for Higher Education Faculty

Education Programs

$54,367 (approved)
$54,367 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1979 – 9/30/1979