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Albert J. Guerard
Stanford University (Stanford, CA 94305-2004)

Summer Seminar Entitled: Realism, Impressionism, Anti-Realism in the Modern Novel

To examine a variety of critical approaches to novels in the realist tradition and, in more detail, novels in the impressionist and anti-realist or experimental modes. Ultimate objective is to increase undergraduate awareness of a novel's fictional energies and aesthetic pleasures, rather than simply its picture or criticism of life. Reading will be drawn from works of criticism, as well as the following fiction: Martin Chuzzlewit, Great Expectations, The Secret Agent, The Great Gatsby, Lord Jim, Absalom, Absalom! Under the Volcano, Ulysses, Second Skin.

Project fields:
Literary Criticism

Seminars for College Teachers

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$53,705 (approved)
$53,705 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1978 – 9/30/1978