Fellowships and Seminars: Fellowships and Stipends for Professionals

Period of Performance

12/15/1977 - 9/30/1978

Funding Totals

$40,208.10 (approved)
$40,208.10 (awarded)

Modernism in the American Novel

FAIN: FP-*0215-78

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
Henry Nash Smith (Project Director: August 1977 to October 1990)

To help practicing critics of the arts (especially literature) deepen their understanding of contemporary works. To examine closely a few major American novels (by W.D. Howells, Henry James, Ernest Hemingway, and William Faulkner) exemplifying the origins of and development of the literacy impulse called "modernism".