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2009–2010 Research Fellowship Recipients

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Walker Evans, Allie Mae Burroughs, Hale County, Alabama, 1936. Gelatin silver print; Miguel Covarrubias (Mexican, 1904-1957), Untitled [Portrait of man wearing hibiscus], ca. 1937. Gouache on paper, 35.5 x 25.5 cm. (14 x 10 in.) Courtesy of the Miguel Covarrubias Estate. All Rights Reserved; Film still of Marlon Brando from The Wild One (1953); Unknown photographer, Stella Adler. This publicity photograph was probably taken in 1937, the year Adler's first film Love On Toast was released; Unknown artist, Portrait of Edgar Allan Poe, not dated, Crayon on paper, 2 11/4" x 17 1/2", Koester-Poe Collection.

2009-2010 Fellowship Poster (PDF)

Rémy Amouroux
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
John Rodker, Marie Bonaparte, and the Diffusion of Psychoanalysis in France
C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

John Attridge
University of Paris VII-Denis Diderot
James Joyce and the Specialization of Knowledge
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jonathan Bloom
University of Paris-Dauphine
The Making and Re-Making of David Mamet's Plays
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

George Boulukos
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Memoirs on the Life and Travels of Thomas Hammond- An Edition
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Karen Bourrier
Cornell University
Visions of Hearth and Home: Dinah Mulock Craik and the Woman Writer
Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Eric C. Brown
University of Maine at Farmington
John Collier's Paradise Lost
Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

J. Dillon Brown
Washington University in St. Louis
Migrant Modernism: Postwar London and the West Indian Novel
British Studies at The University of Texas at Austin

Patricia C. Brückmann
University of Toronto
Edward Gorey: American Writer, Illustrator, Costume and Set Designer
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mark Stephen Byron
University of Sydney
The Holograph Manuscript of Samuel Beckett's Novel Watt: A Digital Representation and Transcription
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Tita Chico
University of Maryland-College Park
Minute Particulars: Experimental Philosophy and Narrative in the Eighteenth Century
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Sally Cline
Independent scholar
Blanche Knopf: Talent Maker
Schusterman Center at The University of Texas at Austin/
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Kevin Dann
SUNY Plattsburgh
American Wizards
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Craig Eliason
University of St. Thomas
"Modern" and "Transitional" in Context: The Labels Used to Classify Printing Types
The Limited Editions Club Endowment

Clifford Endres
Kadir Has University
Edouard Roditi and the Istanbul Avant-Garde
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Aude Fauvel
University of Cambridge
Listening to the Insane: Raymond Queneau, French Literature and Psychiatry
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

James Friguglietti
Montana State University-Billings
Creating an Historical Classic: George Lefebvre, R. R. Palmer and the Publication of The Coming of the French Revolution
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Raoul J. Granqvist
Umeå University
Colonial Photojournalism and the Western War: Ernest William Smith and Eliot Elisofon in Africa
David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism/
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Vanessa Guignery
University of Paris IV-La Sorbonne
Domesticity and Intimacy in Anita Desai's Fiction
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jason Harding
University of Durham
Editing T. S. Eliot's Prose
T. S. Eliot Editorial Fellowship/
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Lori Harrison-Kahan
Harvard University
The White Negress: Literature and Minstrelsy in the Black-Jewish Imaginary
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Selina Hastings
Independent scholar
Biography of Sybille Bedford
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Kathryn Holland
University of Oxford
Modern Passages: The Literary Culture of 1928
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Michael Hughes
University of Liverpool
Towards a Biography of Stephen Graham
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Alice Jenkins
University of Glasgow
Nineteenth-Century Euclid: Geometry and the Literary Imagination
C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Edward Jones
Oklahoma State University
The Provenance of Milton's Carmina Elegiaca and Theme on Early Rising
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

AnnKatrin Jonsson
University of Gothenburg
Exchanges: Expatriate Little Magazines in Europe, 1921-1938
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Sean Kennedy
St. Mary's University
'Walts me round Willy': The Ends of Ascendancy in Beckett's Watt Notebooks
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Benjamin Lee
University of Tennessee
Poetics of Emergence: History and Experimental Poetry in Postwar New York
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

J. Michael Lennon
Wilkes University
Authorized Biography of Norman Mailer
Norman Mailer Endowed Fund

Miguel Levario
Texas Tech University
Race and Conflict in West Texas, 1916
Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship Endowment

Paula Lupkin
Washington University in St. Louis
Karl Hoblitzelle's "Southwestern" Theatre Landscape
Filmscript Acquisitions Endowment

Alison Macor
Independent scholar
In Batman's Shadow: The Life and Career of Screenwriter Warren Skaaren
Filmscript Acquisitions Endowment

Brian J. McDonald
Independent scholar
The Left-Conservative Imagination: Norman Mailer's Political Thought
Norman Mailer Endowed Fund

Gail McDonald
University of Southampton
Norman Mailer's Executioner's Song and the Discourse of Collective Responsibility
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Lynn Meskill
University of Paris-XIII
Ben Jonson and the Modernists
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Naomi Milthorpe
Australian National University
The Reading Waugh
Hobby Family Foundation Endowment

Noelle Morrissette
University of North Carolina at Greeensboro
James Weldon Johnson: Autobiography as Collage, 1900-1938
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Erich Nunn
Auburn University
Sounding the Color Line: Race, Music, and American Modernism
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Linda Peterson
Yale University
The Victorian Poetic Debut, 1830-1900
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Vike Martina Plock
Northumbria University
Dressing Characters in Elizabeth Bowen's Fiction: Fashion, Clothes, Aesthetics
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Bill Prosser
University of Reading
The Doodles of Samuel Beckett
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Neil Roberts
University of Sheffield
Biography of Peter Redgrove
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Ryan Roberts
Lincoln Land Community College
Julian Barnes and the Creative Impulse
Erle Stanley Gardner Endowment for Mystery Studies

Marlis Schweitzer
York University
Tracking the Transitional Trade in Theatrical Commodities
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Kirsten Seale
University of Sydney
Iain Sinclair's Archive: Documenting Textual Refuse
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Frank Shovlin
University of Liverpool
The Role of Edward Garnett in the Promotion of Irish Writing
Cora Maud Oneal Fellowship

Liz Stanley
University of Edinburgh
The Unknown Schreiner: The Unpublished Texts and Avant-Textes of Olive Schreiner
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Leon Surette
University of Western Ontario
Dreams of a Totalitarian Utopia: Literary Modernism and Politics
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Lynn K. Talbot
Roanoke College
A Complete Edition of Frieda Lawrence's Letters
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

John F. Thornton
Independent scholar
A Biography of Alfred and Blanche Knopf and the House of Knopf
Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Lee Williams
Touro College South
Isaac Bashevis Singer's Phantom South American Visit and the Stories that Emerged from It
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Jean Moorcroft Wilson
University of London
Edward Thomas: a War Poet for the 21st Century
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

The Harry Ransom Center has awarded six dissertation fellowships as part of its 2009-2010 Research Fellowship program. The awards, jointly sponsored by the Ransom Center and The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies, provide short-term residencies for scholars engaged in doctoral research based on the Center's collections.

Sarah Archino
The City University of New York
Marching to a Different Drummer: The Dada Spirit of New York

Megan Doherty
Columbia University in the City of New York
PEN International and the Creation of a Global Literary Realm, 1921-1970

James Jesson
The University of Texas at Austin
Radio Literature: The Broadcasts of Welles, Thomas, Beckett, and Stoppard

Sara Lampert
The University of Michigan
The Public Woman Takes the Stage: A History of Women's Work in the Nineteenth-Century Culture Industries

Ted Nannicelli
University of Kent, Canterbury
The Screenwriter as Artist: The Case of Ernest Lehman

Elena Napolitano
University of Toronto
Come una Cittadella: Urban Strategy and the Vision of French Nationhood in Rome, 1660-1700

 

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