Gertrude Stein and the Making of the Modern: Cross-disciplinary and Cross-cultural Construction of the Novel

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Faculty Research & Scholarly Activities Grant

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Cecilia Konchar Farr, Professor of English, received a $3,850 Faculty Research & Scholarly Activities Grant to do a study of Gertrude Stein’s intercultural and interdisciplinary aesthetic and her attempt to create the Great American Novel through her weighty Making of Americans. The end goal is an extended article or monograph reconstructing Stein’s vision of the modern through the re-reading and re-examining of The Making of Americans, grounded in the study of the American novel.

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