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Tom C. Conley
Harvard University (Cambridge, MA 02138-3800)

The Americans as Moral Emblem in French Literature, 1560-1600

To examine how and to what degree the New World existed as a moral emblem and a rhetorical trope for both scientific and non-scientific writers in French literature, 1560-1600. Project will study the Americas as figura and moral icon in writers as Montaigne, de Lery, and others.

Project fields:
French Literature

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Research Programs

Total amounts:
$2,000 (approved)
$2,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1975 – 9/30/1975