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Jonathan Bloom – Fellowship Recipient

Jonathan Bloom – Fellowship Recipient

Fortunately, I found the archival material because that’s really what dictated what I was going to do with that book. And because of those drafts and because of the notebooks and the letters, I was able to construct…

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Christine Ferguson: Fellowship Recipient

Christine Ferguson: Fellowship Recipient

My name’s Christine Ferguson, and I’m from the department of English Literature at the University of Glasgow. I’m looking at spiritualist literature produced in America, and Britain from about 1850 to 1930. So it’s quite a broad historical…

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Ulrika Maude – Fellowship Recipient

Ulrika Maude – Fellowship Recipient

So these manuscripts become like sort of art objects. They have a strange kind of aura about them. It is a bit like seeing the Mona Lisa or something, you know that this is unique and this is…

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John Thornton: Fellowship Recipient

John Thornton: Fellowship Recipient

The world that Alfred Knopf lived in was still extant in a lot of ways. The personal arrangements that publishers made with their authors, the kind of bonding that they did with their authors. All of that has…

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Kay Heath – Fellowship Recipient

Kay Heath – Fellowship Recipient

The whole idea for this project actually was at the Ransom Center. I was here last summer for one day, because I was in Texas visiting relatives. So I came to the Ransom Center and I was looking…

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Ted Nannicelli: Fellowship Recipient

Ted Nannicelli: Fellowship Recipient

What I am looking at are the screenplays and short story writings of Ernest Lehman. He worked in Hollywood through the 50s and 60s and into the mid 70s and he had a pretty incredible string of successes….

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2009 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows Conference

2009 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows Conference

Hi, my name is Jillian Chase and originally I’m from New Jersey. I’m a Pharmacy major at the University of Rhode Island and this is the project I’ve been working on throughout the INBRE program this summer. What…

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John Pipkin: Fellowship Recipient

John Pipkin: Fellowship Recipient

I’m working on my second novel which is called The Blind Astronomer’s Atlas and it is about the daughter of an astronomer in the 1790’s who goes blind and she decides to continue on his work looking for…

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John Wilson: Fellowship Recipient

John Wilson: Fellowship Recipient

My name is John Wilson. I’m an associate professor of English at Lock Haven University in Pennsylvania. And I’m working on a topic called “Evelyn Waugh in the Military and the Church.” Waugh converted to Roman Catholicism in…

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Mark Byron: Fellowship Recipient

Mark Byron: Fellowship Recipient

I’m here undertaking a transcription of Samuel Beckett’s second novel, Watt. I’m looking at the manuscripts, the six manuscript notebooks, and compiling a full transcription. It’s a not terribly well understood text, I think, in Beckett’s canon and…

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