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Sandra C. Alexander
North Carolina A & T State University (Greensboro, NC 27411-0002)

A Biography of Arna Wendell Bontemps

To complete the research and begin the writing of a full length biography of Arna Wendell Bontemps, a prolific black poet, short story writer and novelist. PI plans to employ modern methods of biography which present readers with an image of Bontemps as a living man, by clarifying those preoccupations, tensions and behavioral patterns that occurred most frequently in his life.

Project fields:
American Literature

Summer Stipends

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$2,500 (approved)
$2,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1977 – 7/31/1977