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2004–2005 Research Fellowship Recipients

Lawrence Black
University of Bristol
Arnold Wesker and Cultural Politics in Post-War Britain
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Matthew Cook
University of Keele
Gay Lives and Diary Writing
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Frank Coulson
Ohio State University
A Study and Edition of the So-Called 'Vulgate' Commentary on Ovid's Metamorphoses
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Ashby Crowder
Hendrix College
Edition of Selected Letters of William Humphrey
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Robert Dawson
The University of Texas at Austin
The Affair of the Queen's Necklace: New Materials in the Ransom Center
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Joy Dixon
University of British Columbia
Sex, Science, and the Sacred: Queer Theologies in Britain, 1880–1930
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Matthias Dorries
University Louis Pasteur
Laboratory Planet, Global Science
Jointly supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jonathan Eburne
Pennsylvania State University
Surrealism and the Art of Crime

Anne Etienne
University College Cork
Arnold Wesker and Cultural Politics in Post-War Britain
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Colin Ford, Independent Scholar
Julia Margaret Cameron, 1857–64, The Formative But Unknown Years
Supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Annie Gauger
Independent Scholar
The Annotated Wind in the Willows
Supported by the Cora Maud Oneal Fellowship

Piotr Gwiazda
University of Maryland
Merrill's Auden: Poetic Authority in The Changing Light at Sandover
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Susanne Hafner
The University of Texas at Austin
Abbot Ellinger and His Manuscript HRHRC 29
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

David Haycock
Clark Library, University of California, Los Angeles
Project to research British cultural and Intellectual history in the 'Long Eighteenth Century' and British cultural and social history in the first decades of the twentieth century
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Aaron Jaffe
University of Louisville
The Cultural Politics of the London P.E.N. Club
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

David Kaplan
Rutgers University
Avatars of Alma from Poem to One-Act Full Length Plays and Short Stories: Tennessee Williams in Process 1937–1976
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Katherine Kelly
Texas A&M University
Theatre and Friendship: Modern Drama and Sociability, 1880–1930
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nita Kumar
University of Delhi
Historicizing Adrienne Kennedy in the Context of the Black Arts Movement
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nicholas Lambert
Independent Scholar
The Navy Scare and the Lloyd George Budget: A Case Study in the Manipulation of Public Opinion, 1908–1910
Supported by the British Studies Fellowship

Sean Latham
University of Tulsa
Open Secrets and Hidden Truths: Gossip, Scandal, and the Other Illicit Pleasures of Reading
Jointly supported by the South Central Modern Language Association and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Geert Lernout
University of Antwerp
James Joyce and Catholicism: 'I Believe, O Lord, Help my Unbelief'
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Joel Lipman
University of Toledo
Reading Artist's Books;
Relationships Between the Papers, Manuscripts and Correspondence of Lyn Lifsin
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Elizabeth Lyman
Harvard University
History and Theory of Dramatic Stage Directions
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Kirsten MacLeod
University of Alberta
'Make It Old': Decadent Modernism in America, 1890–1950
Supported by the Nikon-David Douglas Duncan Fellowship

Simona Mambrini
Independent Scholar
Botteghe Oscure: The Making of a Literary Review. The Correspondence between Eugene Walter and Marguerite Caetani
Supported by the Hobby Family Foundation Endowment

Elizabeth Maslen
University of London
A Critical Biography of Storm Jameson
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Richard Menke
University of Georgia
Telegraphic Realism: Victorian Fiction and Other Forms of Information
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Ira Nadel
University of British Columbia
Leon Uris: A Life
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Robert Owen
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Costume Design: The Evolution of the Profession
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Harriet Rubin
Independent Scholar
A Biography of Blanche Knopf
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Paul Shaw
Parson School of Design
W.A. Dwiggins, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. and the Development of Book Design 1915-1960: The Impact of Fine Printing on Trade Publishing
Supported by the Limited Editions Club Endowment

Kay Smith
Appalachian State University
The Film Scripts of Anthony Burgess: Novels into Films, Films into Novels
Supported by the Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Rebecca Stern
University of South Carolina
Home Economics: Fraud and Domesticity in Victorian Literature and Culture
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Rose Theresa
University of Virginia
Melodramas and Minstrelsy: Or What Shirley Temple Can Teach Me About Uncle Tom
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Stefania Tutino
University Of California, Los Angeles
Henry Holden's Divinae Fidei Analysis and English Catholicism During the Civil War
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Alan Vardy
Hunter College of The City University of New York
Constructing Coleridge: Posthumous Editing and the Creation of a Literary Reputation
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Pierre Walker
Salem State College
The Complete Letters of Henry James
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Tricia Welsch
Bowdoin College
Glory: The Life and Times of Gloria Swanson
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

John Worthen
University of Notthingham
The German Correspondence and Autobiographical Writing of Frieda Lawrence
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

As part of its 2004–2005 fellowship program, the Harry Ransom Center, with support from The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies, awarded six inaugural dissertation fellowships to doctoral students to support dissertation research using the Center's collections.

James Arthur
University of Missouri
Beating Spontaneity: Epistolary Aesthetics in Neal Cassady, Allen Ginsberg, and Jack Kerouac

Gerald Cloud
University of Delaware
Bibliographic study of the books published by John Rodker

Zachary Dobbins
The University of Texas at Austin
Russell Banks: American Witness

Arlen Nydam
The University of Texas at Austin
Essential and Accidental: Recusant Influence on English Poetry, 1550–1650

Paul Sullivan
The University of Texas at Austin
Ludi magister: The Play of Tudor School and Stage

Brian Thomson
University College, Dublin
Narrating Graham Greene: The Cinema as Metaphor

 

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