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2019–2020 Research Fellowship Recipients

Rachael Alexander
University of Strathclyde
Women, Magazines, and Illustration: The Transatlantic Work of Anne Harriet Fish and Gordon Conway
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Samantha Barbas
University at Buffalo School of Law
Morris Ernst: Civil Liberties Pioneer
Supported by the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies Marie and Edwin Gale Fellowship

Melanie Bell
University of Leeds
Costume and the Modern Woman: British Cinema 1927–37
Supported by the Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Nora Benedict
University of Georgia
Taking a Page from Their Books: Latin American Editors and Global Publishing Trends
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Meredith Conti
University at Buffalo, SUNY
Gunpowder Plots: A Cultural History of Firearms and the U.S. American Theatre
Supported by the Ransom Distinguished Fellowships Endowment

William Davies
University of Reading
Modernist Aftermaths in English Poetry: Donald Davie, Charles Tomlinson, and Geoffrey Hill
Supported by the Ransom Center Distinguished Fellowships Endowment

Caroline Davis
Oxford Brookes University, UK
Networks of African Literary Publishing
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Justin Duerr
Independent Scholar
Biography of Mary Mowbray-Clarke
Supported by the Ransom Distinguished Fellowships Endowment

Angelica Duran
Purdue University
Milton in Hispanoamerica
Supported by the Ransom Center Distinguished Fellowships Endowment

Daniel Grey
University of Plymouth
Witnessing New Laws Made and Fresh Crimes Created: The British Society for the Study of Sex Psychology and Changing Ideas of Sexual Violence 1913–1947
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Stuart Hampton-Reeves
University of Central Lancashire
Peter Hall: The Pressure of Now
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Megan Heffernan
DePaul University
Resilient Books: Archival Science in an Age of Precarity
Supported by the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship

Clare Hutton
Loughborough University
The Textual Culture of the Irish Literary Revival
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jennifer Janechek
University of Iowa
Telephonic Modernism: Engineering the "Pure Voice" in Modern British Literature
Supported by the Ransom Center Distinguished Fellowships Endowment

Sarah Kastner
York University
Reading in Yvonne Vera's Transnational Archives
Supported by the Ransom Center Distinguished Fellowships Endowment

Abdel-Wahab Khalifa
Cardiff University
On Publishing Arabic Literature in Translation: The Role of Three Continents Press
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Sze Wah Sarah Lee
Independent Scholar
F. S. Flint and Early 20th Century Anglo-French Poetic Exchange
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Gerard McCann
University of York (UK)
The Transcription Centre, African Literature, Art, and Cultures of Decolonization in the Global 1960s
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Tinashe Mushakavanhu
Independent Scholar
Solomon Mutswairo and the Black Intellectual Tradition of Zimbabwe
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Katie Muth
Durham University
Day Jobs: Postwar American Fiction and Work
Supported by the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship

Harry Newman
Royal Holloway, University of London
The Birth of Character, 1553–1642
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Corinna Norrick-Ruehl
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Mail-Order Book Culture: Book Sales Clubs in International Perspective
Supported by the Ransom Center Distinguished Fellowships Endowment

Deborah Philips
University of Brighton
Theatres of Utopia: Joan Littlewood
Supported by the British Studies Fellowship

Linda Pillière
Aix Marseille University
Intralingual Translation: Adapting the British Novel for the American Market
Supported by the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship

Marta Piñol-Lloret
University of Barcelona
Edward Carrick: Theory and Practice of Film Design
Supported by the Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

David Pullins
The Frick Collection
George Moore's Art Collection
Jointly supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment and the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

Megan Quigley
Villanova University
T. S. Eliot Among the Novelists
Supported by the Thomas G. Smith Endowed Fund

Eva Novrup Redvall
University of Copenhagen
Writing Mad Men: The Writers' Room Research and Creative Collaborations Behind the Making of Mad Men
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Benjamin Lewis Robinson
University of Vienna
A Serious Affair: J. M. Coetzee and the Question of Fiction
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Karin Roffman
Yale University
Biography of John Ashbery
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Samantha Schnee
English PEN
Writers Supporting Writers: Correspondence from the PEN Archives
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Caroline Shaw
Bates College
Beyond Sticks and Stones: The Strange History of Reputation in Modern Britain, c. 1750–2000
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Robert Stagg
University of Oxford
Shakespeare's Versification
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Kristina Straub
Carnegie Mellon University
Gendering Public Knowledge: Academic and Commercial Performance, 1660–1760
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Elizabeth Watkins
University of Leeds
Colour, Control, and Consciousness in the Work of Eliot Elisofon: From Photojournalism to Technicolor Design
Supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Rebecca Wilkin
Pacific Lutheran University
Assembling Louise Dupin's Work on Women
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

David Winters
University of Cambridge
James Purdy and the Book Business
Supported by the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship

Hermann Wittenberg
University of the Western Cape
Through the Lens: Photography and Film in the Novels of J. M. Coetzee
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Lesley Wolff
Texas Tech University
Hungry Eyes: Picturing Foodways and Indigeneity in Postrevolutionary Mexico City
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Matthew Yde
Independent Scholar
Four Late Plays by Bernard Shaw: The Apple Cart, Too True to Be Good, On the Rocks, and The Millionairess
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Serenella Zanotti
Roma Tre University
James Joyce's Teaching Method Through the Lens of his Trieste Library
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

As part of its 2019–2020 fellowship program, the Harry Ransom Center, with generous support from The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies, has awarded 10 fellowships to graduate students for dissertation research in the Center's collections.

Caroline Barta
University of Texas at Austin
Julia's Cookbooks: Mastering the Art of Kitchen Literature
Supported by the Ransom Center Distinguished Fellowships Endowment

Jessie Bond
University of the Arts London
Conflict, Photojournalism, and the Photobook: An Analysis of the Design, Distribution, and Publication of David Douglas Duncan's War Photobooks
Supported by the David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Javier Fernandez Galeano
Brown University
The Queer Republic of Letters in Iberia and Latin America
Supported by The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies

Josie Johnson
Brown University
Photography Under Construction: Margaret Bourke-White in 1930s Russia
Supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Zachary Mann
University of Southern California
The Punch Card Imagination: Authorship and Early Computing History
Supported by the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship

Christofer Rodelo
Harvard University
Exhibiting Black and Brown: Latinx Performance, Literature, and Aesthetics in the Transnational 19th Century
Supported by The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies

Rovel Sequeira
University of Pennsylvania
Fields of Deviance: Discipline and the Translation of Sexual Modernity in Colonial India (1880-1935)
Supported by The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies

Jeremy Specland
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Psalm Reading and the Lyric Sequence in Early Modern England
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Deborah Thurman
Washington University in St. Louis
The Sensitivity Readers: Affective Professionalism and American Literature After 1945
Supported by the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship

Mary Wilson
University of California, Berkeley
Queering the Family: Ecology and Futurity in Lorine Niedecker's "For Paul"
Jointly supported by The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies and the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship

AHRC Fellowship Recipients

The Ransom Center will host eight scholars in collaboration with the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) International Placement Scheme (IPS). This program, funded and administered by the UK-based AHRC, offers early career researchers and AHRC-funded doctoral students from UK universities the opportunity to enhance their research with a fellowship at one of its seven participating host institutions.

Patrick Armstrong
University of Cambridge
Exploring the Relations Between Modernism and Optical Technologies in the Archives

Nerida Brand
University of Exeter
Conflicted Voices: Mary E. Coleridge and the Fin-de-Siècle Female Aesthete

Caroline Hamilton
University of Brighton
Dance Costume and Culture: Contextualizing Les Ballets 1933

Joey Hornsby
Kings College London
The French Avant-Garde 1910–1950: Between Political and Libidinal Economy

Gillian Moore
University of Cambridge
"Advice, Assistance and/or Inspiration": Contemporary U.S. Writing and the Art of Counsel

Ronald Suresh Roberts
University of Liverpool
J. M. Coetzee: Against Witness Literature?

Hetty Saunders
University of Edinburgh
Examining the "Mere Birds" of T. H. White's Nature Writing Through His Manuscripts, Reading, Illustrations, and Photographs

Carl White
University of Leeds
David Foster Wallace, Economic Subjectivity, and the Intensification of Neoliberal Capitalism

2018–2019 Research Fellowship Recipients

Claire Arcenas
University of Montana
Lockean Legacies: John Locke in American Thought and Culture
Supported by the Woodward and Bernstein Endowment

James Arnett
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Memorykeepers, Memorymakers, and the Ransom Center's Zimbabwean Women Writers
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Rhae Lynn Barnes
Princeton University
Darkology: When the American Dream Wore Blackface
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Claire Bourne
Pennsylvania State University
Accidental Shakespeare
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Dickie Beau
Queen Mary University of London
"The play is not in the words, it's in you!": Animating the Stella Adler Archive in the Creation of a Live Performance Essay
Jointly supported by the Edwin Gale Fellowship and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Ian Burney
University of Manchester
Cultures of Innocence: Erle Stanley Gardner and The Court of Last Resort
Supported by the Erle Stanley Gardner Endowment for Mystery Studies

Tanya Clement
The University of Texas at Austin
Resonant Frequencies: A Rationale of Audio Texts from Modernism to the Beat Generation
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mary Dearborn
Independent Scholar
Biography of Carson McCullers
Supported by the Fred W. Todd Southern Literature Endowment Fund

Elisa deCourcy
Australian National University
J. W. Newland: Showman Photographer at the Dawn of the Age of Modern Vision
Supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Freddy Dominguez
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Radicals in Exile: English Catholic Books During the Reign of Philip II
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Hugh Eakin
Cullman Center, New York Public Library
John Quinn, Henri-Pierre Roché, Paul Rosenberg, and the Hidden History of Modern Art in America
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Kai Easton
SOAS University of London
Coetzee & the South
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Christine Ferguson
University of Stirling
Open Secrets: Popular Fiction and Britain's Occult Revival, 1875–1947
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Duncan Forbes
University of Westminster
Hauntings of Empire: Photography and the Colonial Imagination
Supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Elyse Graham
Stony Brook University
The Papers of Michael Joyce: An Investigation into the Legacy of James Joyce in the Golden Age of Hypertext
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Andrea Guidi
Princeton University
From the Republic to the Duchy: People, Militia, and Political Control in Florence from the Late 1520s to the 1530s
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Matthew Harrison
West Texas A&M University
Tear Him for His Bad Verses
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Patrick Hersant
Université Paris 8, Vincennes-Saint-Denis
Savitzky Translating Joyce
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Kellen Hoxworth
Dartmouth College
Transoceanic Blackface: Race, Empire, and Performance in the Global Nineteenth Century
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Monika Keska
University of Granada
Francis Bacon and the American Writers in Tangier
Supported by the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship

Caitlin Marshall
University of Maryland, College Park
"Power in the Tongue": Sounding America in Red, White, and Black
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Claire Meldrum
Sheridan College, Oakville ON
Anna Katharine Green: A Biography
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Lynn S. Meskill
Université Paris Diderot, Paris 7
Edward Gordon Craig and Early Modern Drama
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Julia Miller
Independent Scholar
Simple Beauty: Early Decorated Papers and Their Use on Historical Bindings
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

James Moran
University of Nottingham
The Playlets of George Bernard Shaw
Supported by the British Studies Fellowship

Tom Overton
Barbican Centre; Guildhall School of Music & Drama
John Berger (1926–2017) and His Correspondents at the Harry Ransom Center
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Makarand R. Paranjape
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Raja Rao's Unpublished Opus
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jenny Penberthy
Independent Scholar
Selected Letters of Lorine Niedecker
Supported by the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship

Eoin Price
Swansea University
Early Modern Drama and the Jacobean Aesthetic
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Anna Reynolds
University of York
Binding Waste in Early Modern England
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

J. E. Smyth
University of Warwick
In the Company of Women: Kay Brown's Hollywood
Supported by the Robert De Niro Fellowship

Ginger Strand
Independent Scholar
The Roman Mosaic: Nineteenth-Century Americans in the Eternal City
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mike Vanden Heuvel
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Stoppard in Context: Classicism and Romanticism
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Nathan Waddell
University of Birmingham
Scholarly Edition of Wyndham Lewis's Novel Snooty Baronet (1932)
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Leigh Wilson
University of Westminster
Peter Owen, John Calder, and the Gender of Experiment
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

As part of its 2018–2019 fellowship program, the Harry Ransom Center, with generous support from The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies, has awarded 10 fellowships to graduate students for dissertation research in the Center's collections.

Francesca Balboni
The University of Texas at Austin
Marie Menken and Film as Friendship
Supported by the Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Rebecca Chenoweth
University of California, Santa Barbara
Remembering After World War: The Peripheral Witness in Kazuo Ishiguro's "War Trilogy"
Supported by The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies

Ruby Daily
Northwestern University
Sex and Violence in Greater Britain: Sexual Sensibilities, Pain and Pleasure, 1840–1960
Supported by The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies

Mary Learner
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Material Sampling and Patterns of Thought in Early Modern England
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Madeline Lesser
University of California, Berkeley
Between Breath and Air: Romantic Aesthetics and the Female Prophet
Supported by The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies

Charles Petersen
Harvard University
Meritocracy in America, 1940–2000
Supported by the Ben Bradlee Fellowship in Journalism

Natasha Piano
University of Chicago
On Democratic Elitism: The Italian School of Elitism, American Political Science, and the Problem of Plutocracy
Supported by the Woodward and Bernstein Endowment

Aaron Rich
University of Southern California
The Hollywood Research Library: Picturing Knowledge in the Republic of Images
Supported by the Robert De Niro Fellowship

Jenny Tang
Yale University
Geographies of Confinement in Twentieth-Century American Art
Supported by the David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Nathaniel Windon
Pennsylvania State University
Gilded Old Age
Jointly supported by The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies and the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

AHRC Fellowship Recipients

The Ransom Center will host seven scholars in collaboration with the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) International Placement Scheme (IPS). This program, funded and administered by the UK-based AHRC, offers early career researchers and AHRC-funded doctoral students from UK universities the opportunity to enhance their research with a fellowship at one of its seven participating host institutions.

Bethan Bide
University of York
Investigating How Film Costumes Communicated Material Experiences to Cinema Audiences, 1920-1960

Jennifer Buckley
University of York
From Fact to Fictionality: Essay-Periodicals and Literary Novelty, 1700-1760

Tim Craven
University of Edinburgh
The Metaphorical Representation of the Mind and Mental Illness in the Poetry of Anne Sexton and Robert Lowell

Lewis Thomas Defrates
University of Cambridge
Travelling Performers: Movement and the Exportation of Visions of the United States to Great Britain, 1865-1914

Catherine Fahy
University of York
Music, Melancholia and Affective History in Watt and Beckett's Early Fiction

Jaime Harrison
Queen's University of Belfast
David Foster Wallace's The Pale King and the Computational Turn

Fiona Schroeder
University of Exeter
The Final Frontier: Extraterrestrial New Worlds and Anglophone Adventure Fiction, 1865-1914

2017–2018 Research Fellowship Recipients

Ruksana Abdul-Majid
Independent Scholar
A Critical Edition of G. V. Desani's The Indian Journal (1951–1958)
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mark Lynn Anderson
University of Pittsburgh
Manufacturing Film History: The Legacies of Film Historical Practice in America, 1915­–1939
Supported by the Robert De Niro Fellowship

Stephanie Anderson
Tsinghua University
Editing New York: Daisy Aldan and Folder Magazine
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Antonio Baldassarre
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts
Serving the Music: The Flonzaley Quartet
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Anna Barton
University of Sheffield
Mary Elizabeth Coleridge: Domestic Networks and Intellectual Thresholds at the Fin de Siècle
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Naomi Billingsley
University of Manchester
The Macklin Bible and Extra-Illustration
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

John Clegg
Independent Scholar
Selected Letters of Christopher Middleton
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Brooke Conti
Cleveland State University
Religious Nostalgia from Shakespeare to Milton
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Laurence Cossu-Beaumont
Université Paris 3, Sorbonne Nouvelle
The William A. Bradley Literary Agency in Paris: French-American Conversations
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Cahal Dallat
Independent Scholar
Robinson Jeffers' Irish Literary Influences: A Bi-Directional Exchange
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Diletta De Cristofaro
De Montfort University, Leicester
Time in Jim Crace's Fiction
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

James Deaville
Carleton University
Succumbing Attractions: Music and Sound in Film Trailers
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Allard den Dulk
Amsterdam University College
Wallace's Existentialist Intertexts: Comparative Readings with the Fiction of Kafka, Dostoevsky, Camus, and Sartre
Supported by the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship

Derek Dunne
Folger Shakespeare Library
Rogues' Licence: Counterfeiting Authority in Early Modern Literature
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Amanda Gagel
University of California, Berkeley
Selected Letters of Vernon Lee (1856–1935)
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

John Garrison
Grinnell College
Shakespeare and the Afterlife
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Aimee Gasston
Birkbeck, University of London
Elizabeth Bowen's Stammer
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Susan Gaylard
University of Washington
Beautiful Monsters: Erasing Women from Renaissance Histories
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Freya Gowrley
University of Edinburgh
Assembling the Self: Collage, Montage, and Assemblage in Britain and North America, 1780–1914
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Thomas A. Guiler
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
The Art that is Life and Commerce: Ideology and the Marketplace in the American Arts and Crafts Movement
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Tanya Horeck
Anglia Ruskin University
Capturing Crime in the Digital Age
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Neil Hultgren
California State University, Long Beach
Cosmic Romance: The Universe in British Fiction, 1885–1925
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Florence Impens
University of Manchester
In Their Own Words: Poetry in Translation in the United Kingdom after 1962
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Brad Kent
Université Laval
Censorship, Literature, and the Cultural Politics of Affect in Ireland, 1922–75
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

James Knowles
Royal Holloway University of London
Strays and Duplicates: John Egerton, the Egerton Family, and the Bridgwater Library
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Michael LeMahieu
Clemson University
Civil War, Civil Rights: Genres of Memory in American Literature
Supported by the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship

Jeehyun Lim
Denison University
The Past and the Present of the Korean War
Supported by the David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Gary Love
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Not So Stupid: Conservative Thought and the Renewal of Democratic Politics in Britain, 1918–55
Supported by the Ben Bradlee Fellowship in Journalism

Simon Loxley
Independent Scholar
Rediscovering Emery Walker
Supported by the Limited Editions Club Endowment

Sharon Marcus
Columbia University
The Drama of Celebrity
Supported by the Edwin Gale Fellowship

Siriol McAvoy
Cardiff University
Lynette Roberts and Medievalism: The Presence of the Past
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Kristin Moriah
Grinnell College
Dark Places: Modernity, Space and Black Performance
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Emily Christina Murphy
University of Victoria
Modernism, Feminism, and the Ego-Network
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Adrian Paterson
National University of Ireland, Galway
Poets on Air: W. B. Yeats and Other Radio Artists
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Nicolás Pernett
Biblioteca Nacional de Colombia
Colombian Readings of Gabriel García Márquez
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Michael Peterman
Trent University
The Writings of John Craig (1921–82)
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Steven Price
Bangor University
The Screenwriting of David Mamet
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Karen Racine
University of Guelph
Yo, el Rey: Robert Southey and the Luso-Hispanic World, 1790–1825
Supported by the British Studies Fellowship

Yvonne Reddick
University of Central Lancashire
All for Oil: Palm Oil, Petroleum, and Environmental Protest in Nigerian Literature, 1952–2000
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Nadine Ribault
Independent Scholar
Valentine Hugo: Ombres et vertiges
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Russell Samolsky
University of California, Santa Barbara
Afterworlds: J. M. Coetzee and the Ends of Writing
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Robin Schofield
Independent Scholar
Regeneration Dialogues: An Investigation of the Unpublished Religious Works of Sara Coleridge
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Samir Sellami
Universidade Federal Fluminense
The Shaping of Objects in Don DeLillo's Underworld
Supported by the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship

Oliver Soden
Independent Scholar
Michael Tippett: A Biography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Matthew Solomon
University of Michigan
Magic and Race on the Turn-of-the-Century Stage
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Carole-Anne Sweeney
Goldsmiths, University of London
Vagabond Fictions: Christine Brooke-Rose and Brigid Brophy
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Julie Turnock
University of Illinois, Urbana
Special Visual Effects: Digital Rendering in the Global Effects Industry
Supported by the Thomas G. Smith Endowed Fund

Jonathan Ullyot
University of Toronto
Ezra Pound and the Matter of Troy
Supported by the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship

Celso Vieira
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Reference, Predication, and Lies in Plato, Vlastos, and Beyond
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Maurice Walsh
Brunel University
Lines of Anxiety: Graham Greene in the Twentieth Century
Supported by the Ben Bradlee Fellowship in Journalism

Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

As part of its 2017–2018 fellowship program, the Harry Ransom Center, with generous support from The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies, has awarded 11 fellowships to graduate students for dissertation research in the Center's collections.

William Burch
Rutgers University
Dramaturgies of Dependence: The Institutions of American Theater, 1929–1973

Reid Echols
The University of Texas at Austin
Conservatism and Conservation: Ecology and Rural Nostalgia in Interwar Britain

Yanie Fécu
Princeton University
Noise and Variations: Decolonizing Sound in Post-1945 Caribbean Literature and Music

Inês Vieira Gomes
University of Lisbon
Photography Between Portuguese and British Colonial African Frontiers: Photographic Albums in South Africa, Mozambique, and Angola (1890s–1940s)

Margaret Innes
Harvard University
Signs of Labor in the American Photographic Press, 1926–1951

Ilnyun Kim
The Ohio State University
The Liberal Persuasion: The Congress for Cultural Freedom and the Intellectual Cold War in the World, 1950–1967

Isabel Lane
Yale University
Literary Fallout: The Russian and American Novel After the Bomb

Davis Smith-Brecheisen
University of Illinois, Chicago
Between the Novel and Reader

Tessa Thorniley
The University of Westminster
Reading China in Paperback: How Penguin Books has Shaped Readers' Responses to China

Sarah Papazoglakis
University of California, Santa Cruz
Doing Good, Behaving Badly: Fictions of Philanthropy in the Americas

Elliott Turley
The University of Texas at Austin
Tragicomic Ethics on the Modern Stage

AHRC Fellowship Recipients

During 2017–2018 the Harry Ransom Center will host six scholars in collaboration with the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) International Placement Scheme (IPS). This program, funded and administered by the UK-based AHRC, offers early career researchers and AHRC-funded doctoral students from UK universities the opportunity to enhance their research with a fellowship as one of its seven participating host institutions.

Rebecca Harding
University of Sussex
Don DeLillo's Approach to Writing the Body

David Isaacs
University College London
J. M. Coetzee's Revisions

Sophie Joscelyne
University of Sussex
Norman Mailer and the Concept of 'Totalitarianism'

Marina Popea
University of Oxford
Octavio Paz in and on Translation: Collaboration and Dialogue between North American and Mexican Poets and Critics

Nicole Robertson
University College London
Investigating the Papers of Arthur Schnitzler's British Interpreters: Tom Stoppard, David Hare, and Harley Granville Barker

Hilary White
The University of Manchester
Interdisciplinarity and Experimental Technique in the Work of Christine Brooke-Rose

2016–2017 Research Fellowship Recipients

Stephen Abbott
Middlebury College
Mathematics as Art in Contemporary Theater
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Rodolfo Alaniz
University of California, Berkeley
Darwin Across Disciplines: The Darwinian Methodology of Late Nineteenth-Century Sexology
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Kimberly E. Armstrong
Metropolitan Community College
"The Plague is Just as Great Today:" Selling the Subscription Book in Postebellum America
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Lauren Arrington
University of Liverpool
Rapallo: Yeats, Pound, and Late Modernism
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Kanika Batra
Texas Tech University
Postcolonial Counterpublics: Worlding Genders and Sexualities in Print
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Claire Battershill
Simon Fraser University
John Lehmann and Modernist Publishing Networks
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Kim Beil
Stanford University
How To: Photography Handbooks and Vernacular Style
Supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Jordan Biro Walters
The College of Wooster
The State Different: A Queer History of Twentieth-Century New Mexico
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Andrew Biswell
Manchester Metropolitan University
The Irwell Edition of the Works of Anthony Burgess
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Monica Bravo
Brown University
Picturing Greater America: U.S. Modernist Photography and the Mexican Cultural Renaissance, 1920–1945
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Philippa Burt
Goldsmiths, University of London
Edward Gordon Craig and Harley Granville Barker: Early Experiments in Ensemble Practice
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nadia V. Celis
Bowdoin College
On Intimate Realism: Gender, Love, and Power in Gabriel García Márquez
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Katherine Cooper
Newcastle University
Writing the Refugee: British Writers and the Displaced, 1920–1950
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Victoria Duckett
Deakin University
A Female Peerage: Contextualising the Nineteenth-Century Stage Actress in the Twentieth Century
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Laura Eastlake
University of Glasgow
Wilkie Collins and Antiquity
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Julia Elsky
Loyola University Chicago
Strangers in a Strange Land: Jewish Émigré Writers in Occupied France
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Nicholas Frankel
Virginia Commonwealth University
Oscar Wilde in Exile: A Critical Biography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Michelle Granshaw
University of Pittsburgh
Laboring to Laugh: Ethnic Humor, Variety Theatre, and the Working Class in Nineteenth-Century New York
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Ronnie Grinberg
University of Oklahoma
My Weapon is My Pen: The New York Intellectuals and Gender, 1930–1980
Supported by the Edwin Gale Fellowship

Ellen Handy
The City College of New York
Histories of Photography: An Introduction
Supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Ian Haywood
University of Roehampton
Reforming Caricature 1820–1840
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nicola Healey
Independent Scholar
A Critical Edition of the Complete Poems of Hartley Coleridge
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Marius Hentea
University of Gothenburg
Authorship on Trial: Treason at the Dawn of the Cold War, 1944–1949
Supported by the Woodward and Bernstein Endowment

Cajetan Iheka
The University of Alabama
Beyond Human Agency: African Literature, Ecological Violence, and Postcolonial Resistance
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jennifer Ingleheart
Durham University
Hidden Homosexual Histories: Charles Kenneth Scott Moncrieff and Philip Gillespie Bainbrigge
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Charles Johanningsmeier
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Exporting America via Leipzig and Paris: How Tauchnitz Editions Affected International Readers' Views of American Literature and Culture, 1841–1943
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Serena Keshavjee
University of Winnipeg
Producing, Collecting, and Trading Photographs of Ghosts
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Andrew King
University of Greenwich
Ouida: a Life at the Margins
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Grzegorz Kosc
University of Warsaw
A New Edition of Robert Lowell's Prose
Supported by the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship

Kate Krueger
Arkansas State University
Queer Temporalities in the Short Story: Radclyffe Hall and Elizabeth Bowen
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Joseph Kuhn
Adam Mickiewicz University
The Politics of Bare Life: The European Imagination of James Agee
Supported by the Fred W. Todd Southern Literature Endowment Fund

Kendra Preston Leonard
Silent Film Sound and Music Archive
Performances at the Pictures: Music in Motion from Vaudeville to Early Silent Cinema
Supported by the Robert De Niro Fellowship

Astrid Ley
Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum
Inmate Physicians in Concentration Camps
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Victoria Livingstone
Furman University
Agents of Exchange: Alfred A. Knopf, Harriet de Onís, and the Translation of Latin American Literature
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Tom Lockwood
The University of Birmingham
Charles Lamb's Copies: Specimens, Extracts, and Albums
Supported by the Limited Editions Club Endowment

David Magliocco
Vanderbilt University
Being Catholic: the Earl of Castlemaine and the Politics of Publicity
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Xavier Marcó del Pont
Independent Scholar
"The Artist Naked in a Cage": Sources for DeLillo's Fictional Treatment of the Visual Arts
Supported by the Norman Mailer Endowed Fund

Bríd McGrath
Trinity College Dublin
Operations of the Irish House of Commons, 1613–1648
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Marc-William Palen
University of Exeter
Pax Economica: The Global Struggle for Free Trade and Peace, 1898–1972
Supported by the British Studies Fellowship

Louie Palu
Photojournalist
The Innovative Eye: David Douglas Duncan, War Photographer
Supported by the David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Connal Parr
Fordham University
The Strange Radicalism of Thomas Carnduff and St. John Ervine
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Deborah Philips
University of Brighton
Sandy Wilson and London Theatre in the 1950s
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Rebecca Pohl
University of Manchester
Selling Difficulty: The Case of Christine Brooke-Rose
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Leslie A. Przybylek
Senator John Heinz History Center
Facets of Film: Exploring the Legacy of Western Pennsylvania at the Movies
Supported by the Robert De Niro Fellowship

Anindya Raychaudhuri
University of St. Andrews
Christopher Caudwell: A Critical Biography
Supported by the Ben Bradlee Fellowship in Journalism

Nicole Reinhardt
University of Durham
Camillo Baldi and the Twilight of Aristotelianism in Seventeenth-Century Bologna
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jennifer Richards
Newcastle University
The Thomas Nashe Project
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Rebecca Roach
King's College London
Programming Literature: J. M. Coetzee's Other Career
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Alvaro Santana-Acuña
Whitman College
How One Hundred Years of Solitude Became a Global Classic
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Henry I. Schvey
Washington University in St. Louis
Something Wild!: An Intermedial Exploration of the Plays of Tennessee Williams
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Jan Schwarz
Lund University
Making World Literature: Isaac Bashevis Singer: Jewish Storyteller and Iconoclast
Jointly supported by the Edwin Gale Fellowship and the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Carol Sklenicka
Independent Scholar
Much Love: The Life and Fiction of Alice Adams
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Justin Spring
Independent Scholar
American Gourmands in Paris: Seven Pioneering American Food Writers in the City of Light, 1945–1975
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Vaughn Stewart
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Obliterating the "Pope" in Post-Reformation England
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Klara Stephanie Szlezák
Passau University
Immigrant Life, Photography, and Print Culture in the Early Twentieth-Century United States
Supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Andrew R. Walkling
Binghamton University
Instruments of Absolutism: Restoration Court Culture and the Epideictic Mode
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Alexis Weedon
University of Bedfordshire
Cross-media cooperation from 1900 to 1939
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

As part of its 2016–2017 fellowship program, the Harry Ransom Center, with generous support from the Creekmore and Adele Fath Charitable Foundation and The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies, has awarded 20 fellowships to graduate students for dissertation research in the Center's collections.

Aoife Byrne
University of Cambridge
Literary configurations of domestic space in the works of Irish and British women authors, 1929–1955

William Davies
University of Reading
Beckett and the Second World War: Historicising Samuel Beckett's Posthumanism

Nicole Keller Day
Northeastern University
Making Her Case: Gendered Evidence and Women's Astronomical Writing of the Long Eighteenth Century

Christopher P. Gillett
Brown University
Catholicism and the Making of Revolutionary Ideologies in the British Atlantic, 1630–1673

Claire Howard
The University of Texas at Austin
Surrealism and Post-World War II Culture, 1950–1969

Joanna Jury
Georgia State University
Cicero's de Oratore and Italian Rhetorical Education in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries

Fatine Bahar Karlidag
University of Washington
Workers' Theatre Movement Conventions as Shaping Conditions in the Success of Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop

Mai Kataoka
SOKENDAI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies)
Evolving Art of Translation: Edward G. Seidensticker's English Translation in Alfred A. Knopf's Translation Program for Japanese Literature

Andrew S. Keener
Northwestern University
Theaters of Translation: Cosmopolitan Vernaculars in Shakespeare's England

Courtney R. Lawton
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Nella Larsen: Recovery and Rediscovery

Enora Lessinger
Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle
The Translation of Silence in Kazuo Ishiguro's Novels

Steven Macnamara
University of Nottingham
Radclyffe Hall and the Masculine Ideal

Kerry Manzo
Texas Tech University
Authenticity and African Literature

Rachel Miller
University of Michigan
Capital Entertainment: Creative Labor and the Modern Stage, 1860–1930

Todd Nordgren
Northwestern University
Taking Form: Writing Queer Lives in the Early Twentieth Century

Niko Pomakis
Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Trauma, Testimony, and Dissociation in the Life and Works of Sebastian Barry

Philippa Read
University of Leeds
Female Heroism in France from the Belle-Epoque to the First World War: Representations and Lived Experiences

Philip Sayers
University of Toronto
The Trouble with Authorship: Writing After the Death of the Author

Looi van Kessel
Leiden University
Melodramas of Sexual Identity: James Purdy in the Context of American Culture

Muriel Willi
University of Lausanne
The 1952 World Exhibition of Photography in Lucerne in its Local and International Context

AHRC Fellowship Recipients

During 2016–2017 the Harry Ransom Center will host five scholars in collaboration with the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) International Placement Scheme (IPS). This program, funded and administered by the UK-based AHRC, offers early career researchers and AHRC-funded doctoral students from UK universities the opportunity to enhance their research with a fellowship as one of its seven participating host institutions.

Geraldine Biddle-Perry
University of the Arts London
Hair Matters

Emily Heathcote
University of Nottingham
Editing Postmodern Texts: A Study of the Textual Variants of John Fowles's The Magus and Julian Barnes's Flaubert's Parrot

Laura Murphy
University of Sheffield
Deconstructing the Spectacle: Aerial Performance as Critical Practice

Francesca Roe
University of Bristol
Gender and the Artificial Actor in German and Austrian Drama and Theatre

Joe Rollins
University of York
Don DeLillo and the Autonomy of the Artist in the Neoliberal Age

2015–2016 Research Fellowship Recipients

Kaveh Askari
Western Washington University
Global Hollywood and the New Iranian Cinema
Supported by the Robert De Niro Fellowship

Derek Attridge
University of York
J. M. Coetzee's Reading in Philosophy
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Scott Balcerzak
Northern Illinois University
Beyond Method/ Beyond Gender: Stella Adler and Acting Male in American Film
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Liza Blake
University of Toronto
Arthur Golding's A Morall Fabletalke and Other Renaissance Moral Fables
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Christine Bold
University of Guelph
"Vaudeville Indians" 1880s–1930s
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Joyce Boro
Université de Montréal
Spanish Texts on the Early Modern English Stage: John Fletcher (1579–1625) and his Spanish Sources
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Claire Bowditch
Loughborough University
The Cambridge Edition of the Writings of Aphra Behn
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Harry Ransom Center

Luciano Cheles
Université Stendhal-Grenoble 3
Tom Lea and the Italian Renaissance
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Rachel Hope Cleves
University of Victoria
The Not So Innocents Abroad: A Queer History of Sex, Food, and Travel, 1840–1970
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Michael D'Alessandro
Harvard University
Staged Readings: Sensationalism and Class in Popular Literature and Theatre, 1835–1900
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Deirdre David
Temple University
Pamela Hansford Johnson: A Writing Life
Jointly supported by the British Studies Fellowship and the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Tom Duggett
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
A scholarly edition of Robert Southey's Sir Thomas More (1829)
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Angelica Duran
Purdue University
Milton in Translation
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Allison Dushane
Independent Scholar
A Critical Edition of The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin
Supported by the Lundell Endowment for the Lundell Library

Angharad Eyre
Independent Scholar
Converting Jane Eyre: Ellen Nussey and Charlotte Brontë's Evangelical Conversion Relationship
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jason S. Farr
Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi
Pedagogical Gestures: The Emergence of Deaf Education in English Literature and Natural Philosophy, 1640–1810
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Ellen Filor
Independent Scholar
Complicit Colonials: Lowland Scots and the Indian Empire, c. 1780–1857
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

David Gants
Florida State University
An Introduction to Descriptive Bibliography
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Adam Ganz
Royal Holloway University of London
Screenplay Text: Notation and Visual Poetry
Supported by the Robert De Niro Fellowship

R. Darren Gobert
York University
Tennessee Williams's Drafts and Manuscripts: Purging and Psychoanalysis, 1957–58
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Vanessa Guignery
École Normale Supérieure de Lyon
Julian Barnes from the Margins
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Esmaeil Haddadian-Moghaddam
KU Leuven
Books, Crude Oil, or Caviar? Iran and the Cultural Cold War
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Helen Hanson
University of Exeter
Hollywood Soundscapes: Film Sound Style, Craft and Production 1931–1950
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Elaine Hobby
Loughborough University
The Cambridge Edition of the Writings of Aphra Behn
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Kevin James
University of Guelph
Commonplace Books and the Generic History of Manuscript Albums
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Raymond Jonas
University of Washington
King Leopold's Sister: A Global History of the Mexican Second Empire
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Sue Kossew
Monash University
J. M. Coetzee's Women
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nicholas Lambert
Independent Scholar
Gallipoli, Grain and Globalization: The Strategic Origins of the 1915 Dardanelles Campaign
Supported by the Woodward and Bernstein Endowment

Harm Langenkamp
Utrecht University
Nicolas Nabokov's Music Festivals
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Micha Lazarus
University of Cambridge
The Byzantine Poetics of Aldus Manutius
Supported by the Limited Editions Club Endowment

Melanie Micir
Washington University in St. Louis
Biography Between Women: Queer Feminist Lives at Midcentury
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Jason Mosser
Georgia Gwinnett College
Norman Mailer's The White Negro: An Annotated Edition
Supported by the Norman Mailer Endowed Fund

Niall Munro
Oxford Brookes University
'Our Only "Felt" History': American Modernism and the Civil War
Supported by the Fred W. Todd Southern Literature Endowment Fund

Patricia Murray
University of London
Wilson Harris in the World
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Charlotte Nunes
Southwestern University
Bloomsbury Conversations That Didn't Happen: Indian Writing Between British Modernism and Anti-Colonialism
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Christopher Ohge
University of California at Berkeley
Paul Bowles and Epistolary Collaboration
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Kevin Pask
Concordia University
Making the English Literary Public: 1590–1714
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Harry Ransom Center

Anne Quinney
The University of Mississippi
Fashioning the French Camus
Jointly supported by the South Central Modern Language Association and the Harry Ransom Center

Gustavo A. Rodríguez Martín
Universidad de Extremadura
Bilingual Critical Edition of Saint Joan
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mark Rosen
The University of Texas at Dallas
The Bird's-Eye View and the Viewer, 1400–1700
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

J. Alison Rosenblitt
University of Oxford
E. E. Cummings in the Great War
Supported by the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship

Daniel Rosenthal
Independent Scholar
The National Theatre Letters
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Zoe Roth
Durham University
The Jewish Avant-Garde: Transnational Modernisms, 1916–1945
Supported by the Edwin Gale Fellowship

Deborah Sorensen
National Building Museum
On Location: Film and the American Landscape
Supported by the Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Catherine Surowiec
Independent Scholar
British Film Art Direction and Costume Design
Supported by the Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Quito Swan
Howard University
Pauulu's Diaspora: Power, Crossroads, and Environmental Justice
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Andrew van der Vlies
Queen Mary University of London
Literary Returns: Race, Place, and the Dream of Return in South African Writing
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

W. Patrick Wade
National University of Singapore
War, Masculinity, and Intimacy in the Photojournalism of David Douglas Duncan
Supported by the David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Jan Wilm
Goethe University Frankfurt
There is Nothing Funny about the Jokes: The Comedy of J. M. Coetzee's Memoirs
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Miguel Zugasti
University de Navarra
Spanish Comedias Sueltas of Agustín Moreto
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

As part of its 2015–2016 fellowship program, the Harry Ransom Center, with generous support from the Creekmore and Adele Fath Charitable Foundation and The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies, has awarded 20 fellowships to graduate students for dissertation research in the Center's collections.

Kate Addleman-Frankel
University of Toronto
Photography and the Nineteenth-Century Illustrated Book

Alicia Broggi
University of Oxford
The Varieties of Religious Experience in J.M. Coetzee's Middle and Late Novels

Elaine Chou
Université de Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle
Figures of Passing: Intermedial Translations, Transpositions and Transgressions in Modernist Women's Writing

Christine Fouirnaies
University of Oxford
Pictorial Lives within Written Lives: Illustrations in Life-Writing

Jonathan Franklin
New York University
The Double Spirit: Teaching and Learning in 19th Century Britain

Erin Glade
University of Chicago
"We Are Not Enemies of Culture": Literature, Modernization and the Expansion of American Soft Power in Nasser's Egypt, 1952–1967

Hannah Graves
University of Warwick
Keepers of our Consciences: The Liberal Hero of Hollywood's Vital Centre, 1945–1967

Lauren Hanson
The University of Texas at Austin
Creating a Scene: Art and Experimentation in Düsseldorf circa 1958

Tayt Harlin
City University of New York Graduate Center
Art Prose: The Novels of Renata Adler, Joan Didion, and Elizabeth Hardwick

Jamie Harris
Aberystwyth University
Placing Welsh Writing in English in Post-Devolution Britain

Erika Huckestein
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Confronting the Fascist Menace: The Politics of British Women's Activism at Home and Abroad, 1922–1945

Spencer Kuchle
University of Massachusetts
Is It a Man/ Is It a Woman?: Gender Constructions in Blackface Minstrelsy

Ashley Lazevnick
Princeton University
"Feeling and Precision": Precisionism in the Long 1920s

Sylvia McLeod
University of Western Australia
In the Ethical Frame: A Study of the Purpose and Evolving Women's Voices in the Works of Ian McEwan

Peter Murray
Fordham University
Precarious Children: Transnational Literature, Feminist Aesthetics, and the Politics of the Child in late 1930s Women's Writing

Sean O'Neil
Columbia University
Technicians of the Sign: The Practice of Semiotics in Early Modern Europe, 1550–1750

Ashley Rye-Kopec
University of Delaware
No One a Stranger: Anglo-American Representations of Venetian Labor, c. 1866–1900

Lucy Smith
University of Portsmouth
Julia Margaret Cameron and the Archives of Fantasy: Traces of Victorian Imagination in Post-Victorian Fiction

Emily Curtis Walters
Northwestern University
"Daddy, What Did You Do in the Great War?": Warfare, Knowledge, and Generations in Britain, 1918–1945

Mengting Yu
Nanyang Technological University
"A Talented and Decorative Group": The Slade Women and London's Avant-Garde 1910–1914

AHRC Fellowship Recipients

During 2015–2016 the Harry Ransom Center will host six scholars in collaboration with the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) International Placement Scheme (IPS). This program, funded and administered by the UK-based AHRC, offers early career researchers and AHRC-funded doctoral students from UK universities the opportunity to enhance their research with a fellowship as one of its seven participating host institutions.

Alison Clarke
University of Liverpool
Art Dealing, Authenticity and Attribution

Marc Farrant
Goldsmiths College
Literary Life: A study of Coetzee's relation to Beckett

Natalie Ferris
University of Oxford
Ludic Passage: Abstraction in Post War British Literature

Evelyn Heinz
Birkbeck College
A study of the John Rodker Papers

Nell Stevens
King's College London
William Wetmore Story and His Friends: Writing sculpture and sculpting writing in mid nineteenth-century Rome

Rachel Wallace
Queen's University of Belfast
'Gay is Good': Gay Rights and Social Justice in Belfast and Boston post-1945

2014–2015 Research Fellowship Recipients

Minou Arjomand
Boston University
Theatre on Trial: Staging Justice in the United States and Germany, 1945–1968
Supported by the Edwin Gale Fellowship

Gillian Arrighi
University of Newcastle, Australia
The Entertaining Child's Contribution to the Popular Stage in the Age of Empire
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Milly Barranger
Independent Scholar
The Legendary Lives of Stella Adler and Harold Clurman in the American Theatre of the Twentieth Century
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Gerd Bayer
University of Erlangen
Unpublished Fiction and Prose of John Fowles: A Four-Volume Edition of Archival Material
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

John Bolin
University of Exeter
J. M. Coetzee and the Idea of the Literary
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jennifer Buckley
University of Iowa
Every Page Must Explode: Avant-Garde Performance in Print
Supported by the Limited Editions Club Endowment

Ian Burrows
University of Bristol
Punctuation and Personality in the Printed Plays of Early Modern England
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Lisa Coleman
University of New South Wales
Norman Hall: Photo-Editing and International Connections in Mid-Twentieth Century Photography
Supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Megan Cook
Colby College
Chaucerian Exceptionalism: The Medieval Author and the Rise of Literary History
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Elizabeth Titrington Craft
Harvard University
Broadway's Yankee Doodle Dandy: National and Cultural Identities in the Musicals of George M. Cohan
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Simona Cupic
University of Belgrade
Tennessee Williams and Thomas Hart Benton: Image, Word, and A Streetcar Named Desire
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Michael D'Arcy
St. Francis Xavier University
The Slow Novel: Late Modernism and the Adventure of Narrative Stupidity
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Joy Dixon
University of British Columbia
Sexual Heresies: Religion, Science, and Sexuality in Britain, 1870–1930
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Charles Drazin
Queen Mary, University of London
The Films of Powell and Pressburger
Supported by the Filmscript Acquisitions Endowment

Kai Easton
SOAS, University of London
Imaging the Cape: J. M. Coetzee and the Colonial Archive
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Alex Feldman
MacEwan University
Liberalism and its Malcontents: A Structural Analysis of the Mid-Century Trial Play
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Katie Garner
University College Cork
Women Writers and the Arthurian Legend, 1700–1900
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Alex Gilvarry
Wesleyan University
Eastman: A Novel
Supported by the Norman Mailer Endowed Fund

Cristina Giorcelli
University of Rome Three
Marguerite Caetani's Correspondence with American Writers (1946–1960)
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Maxine Gordon
Independent Scholar
Biography of Dexter Gordon
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Milan Hain
Palacky University Olomouc
Selznick International: Courting Europe
Supported by the Filmscript Acquisitions Endowment

Jason David Hall
University of Exeter
Oxford Edition of Wilkie Collins's 1880 Novel Jezebel's Daughter
Supported by the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Sören C. Hammerschmidt
Arizona State University
Modular Pope: Letters, Portraits, and Recycled Print
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Gerry Harrison
Independent Scholar
The Enigmas of Reggie Smith
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Michael Hill
Independent Scholar
The Graham Greene Archives
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Kamran Javadizadeh
Villanova University
Bedlam & Parnassus: The Institutionalization of Midcentury American Poetry
Jointly supported by the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship and the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Nicholas Jose
The University of Adelaide
R. G. Howarth: Sisters of the South
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Hester Joyce
La Trobe University
The Aesthetics and Poetics of Big Print in Screenwriting Practice
Supported by the Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Gerri Kimber
University of Northampton
Katherine Mansfield's Early Years
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Sara Kosiba
Troy University
Biography of John Herrmann
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

James Livesey
University of Dundee
The Edge of the World: Irish Intellectual History 1500–2000
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Kristin Mahoney
Western Washington University
Aesthetic Kinship and the Cosmopolitan Family
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Marc Matera
University of California, Santa Cruz
Decolonization and the Development of Race Relations
Supported by the British Studies Fellowship

Roberta McGrath
Edinburgh Napier University
What is Discarded? The Contribution of Alison Gernsheim and the Post-War Reconstruction of Photography as Art: The Interpretation and Meaning of the Gernsheim Collection
Supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Craig A. Monson
Washington University in St. Louis
Crime and Punishment in 17th-Century Bologna
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Alys Moody
University of Waikato
A Modernist Art of Hunger: Samuel Beckett, Paul Auster, J. M. Coetzee
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

James Nisbet
University of California, Irvine
Star-Gazing: Sir John Herschel and Photoenergy
Supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Lois Overbeck
Emory University
The Letters of Samuel Beckett
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Bobbi Owen
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The Art and Craft of Theatrical Design: Collaboration with Artisans
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jennifer Phegley
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Magazine Mavericks: John Maxwell, Samuel Beeton, and the Development of Niche-Market Periodicals in Mid-Nineteenth-Century England
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Vike Martina Plock
University of Exeter
Modernism and Fashion
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Rachel Potter
University of East Anglia
Writers and International Rights: 1918–1948
Supported by the Hobby Family Foundation Endowment

Gracia Ramirez
Independent Scholar
Lewis M. Allen and Independent Production in the 1960s
Supported by the Robert De Niro Fellowship

Peter Read
University of Kent
Apollinaire Critical Biography; Jean Cocteau in the United Kingdom
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Nicole Reynolds
Ohio University
Edmund Blunden: Poet and Bibliophile
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Joshua Roiland
University of Notre Dame
The Rest is Silence: The Unexplored Nonfiction of David Foster Wallace
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Don Share
Poetry Magazine
Critical Edition of Basil Bunting's Poems
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Richard Street
Princeton University
We Are Not Slaves: A Narrative History of California Farmworkers, 1913–2013
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Simone Testa
Royal Holloway, University of London
Bolognese and Other Italian Academies in the Ranuzzi Family Manuscripts
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jeremy Treglown
University of London
Hersey's Wars: John Hersey, 1914–1993
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Eibhear Walshe
University College Cork
Ireland-Haunted: The Fictions of Elizabeth Bowen
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Paul Williams
University of Exeter
The Contexts and Cultural Influence of Primal Therapy
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Joanne Winning
Birkbeck, University of London
The Dorothy Richardson Scholarly Editions Project
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Jonathan Wise
Independent Scholar
The Graham Greene Archives
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

As part of its 2014–2015 fellowship program, the Harry Ransom Center, with generous support from the Creekmore and Adele Fath Charitable Foundation and The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies, has awarded 20 fellowships to graduate students for dissertation research using the Center's collections.

Hadji Bakara
University of Chicago
Propagandizing For Humanity: A Literary History of Human Rights, 1919–1989

C.F.S. Creasy
University of California, Berkeley
An Aesthetics of Things Passed Over, 1857–1953

Julie Cyzewski
The Ohio State University
Transnational Modernism and Late-Colonialism: Literature, Broadcasting, and the Cultural Politics of Soft Power

Jurrit Daalder
University of Oxford
Imagined Heartlands: Post-Postmodern Literature and the American Midwest

Andrew Dean
University of Oxford
Foes, Ghosts, and Faces in the Water: The Poetics of Self-Reflective Postwar Fiction

Lauren Du Graf
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Little Magazines and Literary Salons: The Transatlantic Modernism of Charles Henri Ford

Benjamin J. Heal
University of Kent
Transatlantic Crosscurrents in the Works of Paul Bowles and William S. Burroughs

Evelyn Heinz
Birkbeck, University of London
John Rodker and the Institutions of Modernism

Jennifer Henneman
University of Washington
The Trials of Galatea: London's Professional Beauty and Late 19th Century Transatlantic Celebrity Culture

Claire Hurley
University of Kent
Site and Sociability: Reading Women of the Avant-Garde

Daniela Franca Joffe
University of Cape Town
Wallace, DeLillo and Philosophy of Language

Stephanie Jones
Aberystwyth University
Beyond Theory: The Anxiety of Industry in the Work of Christine Brooke-Rose

Diana Leca
University of Cambridge
Ecology and Experimentation in J. M. Coetzee's Early Fiction

James Machin
Birkbeck, University of London
Weird Fiction circa 1850–1939

Brendan McGillicuddy
University of Minnesota
Consumerism, Media, and Addiction in David Foster Wallace

Alice Tweedy McGrath
University of Pennsylvania
"A History Reduc'd into Patches": British Women Writers and Narrative Material in the Long Eighteenth Century

Dan Sinykin
Cornell University
The Shapes of Wrath: Apocalyptic Rhetoric in American Literature

Angela Smith
The University of Texas at Austin
On the Origin of Vestiges: Science, Religion, and the Natural World in Early Victorian Scotland

Joanna Taylor
Keele University
The 'Co-Existent Multitude': Writing Spaces in the Coleridge Family's Poetry, 1818–1898

Katharine Uva
The City University of New York
Dawn of a New Day: New York City Between the Fairs

AHRC Fellowship Recipients

The Harry Ransom Center will host eight scholars during 2014–2015 in collaboration with the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) International Placement Scheme (IPS). This program, funded and administered by the UK-based AHRC, offers early career researchers and AHRC-funded doctoral students from UK universities the opportunity to enhance their research with a fellowship at one of its six participating host institutions.

Eva Nieto McAvoy
Birkbeck College
Writing Beyond the Nation: Spanish Republican Exiles in PEN

Matthew McFrederick
University of Reading
Staging Beckett in London: Constructing Performance Histories of Samuel Beckett's Drama

Laura McKenzie
Durham University
The Tragic Inheritance: An Investigation into the Relationship Between Trauma and Classical Translation in the Work of Robert Graves and Ted Hughes

Hannah Roche
University of Leeds
Same Heart, Different Country: Radclyffe Hall, Evguenia Souline, and Lesbian "Homelessness"

Cathryn Setz
University of Oxford
Modernism and Evolution: Literature and the Eclipse of Darwinism, 1910–1939

Eve Smith
Royal Holloway, University of London;
Victoria and Albert Museum
Private Passions, Public Archive: Theatre Collections at the Harry Ransom Center

Alison Stone
University of Exeter
Contemporary British Poetry and Objectivism

Kiron Ward
University of Sussex
A Study of Encyclopaedism in the Collections of Joyce, Larson, DeLillo, and Wallace at the Harry Ransom Center

2013–2014 Research Fellowship Recipients

Nathan Abrams
Bangor University
Stanley Kubrick: New York Intellectual
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Donald Albrecht
Independent Scholar
Mexico Modern: Creating a New Avant-Garde, 1915–1945
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Stuart Alexander
Independent Scholar
Elliott Erwitt: Early Work
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

John S. Bak
Université de Lorraine
Gathering Up All His "Scattered Idioms": A Study of Tennessee Williams's Autobiographical Non-Fiction
Supported by the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship

John Bidwell
The Morgan Library & Museum
Matisse's Illustrations for Ulysses
Supported by the Limited Editions Club Endowment

Cosimo Chiarelli
Independent Scholar
Edward Gordon Craig and Photography: The role of photography in the making of modern theatre
Supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Amy Clukey
University of Louisville
Gone with the Wind that Shakes the Barley: The Southern Imaginary in Ireland
Supported by the Filmscript Acquisitions Endowment

Ethan de Seife
Hofstra University
Obsession: The Films of Brian De Palma
Supported by the Robert De Niro Fellowship

Antonio Dimas
Universidade de São Paulo
Major Brazilian writers in the Alfred and Blanche Knopf archive
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Laura Doan
University of Manchester
Designs on Nature: Making Sex Normal
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Catherine du Toit
University of Stellenbosch
In Absentia: Henri-Pierre Roche and the First World War
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mario Falsetto
Concordia University (Montreal)
Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese: Screenwriting, Performance and Direction
Supported by the Robert De Niro Fellowship

Manfred Flügge
Independent Scholar
Helen Hessel Grund: Writing from Paris: Reflections on Fashion and Life
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Isabelle Freda
Hofstra University
Citizenship and Activism: Jessica Mitford and Rachel Carson in Cold War America
Supported by the Woodward and Bernstein Endowment

Mila Ganeva
Miami University, Ohio
Helen Hessel Grund: Writing from Paris: Reflections on Fashion and Life
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Sarah E. Gardner
Mercer University
The World the Reviewers Made
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Erin M. Goss
Clemson University
Caught in the Act of Echoing: Joanna Southcott and Divine Dictation
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Melinda J. Gough
McMaster University
Revels Plays Edition of Unknown, Swetnam the Woman-Hater Arraigned by Women (ca. 1620)
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Gareth Griffiths
University of Western Australia
Stephen Gray and the role of white South African writing in the human rights struggles in South Africa
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Aida Gureghian
Brooklyn College
A Lived Religion: Catholicism and Chaos in Seventeenth-Century England
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

David Hering
University of Liverpool
David Foster Wallace: The Form of His Fiction
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Alexander Howard
University of Sussex
Charles Henri Ford and the Camping of American Modernism: 1930–1970
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Lise Jaillant
University of British Columbia
Cheap Modernism: Publisher's Series and the Avant-Garde
Jointly supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Hope Johnston
Baylor University
A study of owner markings in early printed Chaucer editions
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Carla Kaplan
Northeastern University
Queen of the Muckrackers: The Life and Times of Jessica Mitford
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Magdalena Kay
University of Victoria
Poetry Against the World
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Benjamin G. Keatinge
South East European University
Samuel Beckett and Brian Coffey: Affinities and Divergences;
Samuel Beckett, Ireland and the Topographical Imaginary
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Adam Kelly
Harvard University
David Foster Wallace and the Ideas of America
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Alexandra Kolb
Middlesex University
Mary Wigman: The antimodernist modernist
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Lee Konstantinou
University of Maryland, College Park
Postirony: Countercultural Fictions from Hipster to Coolhunter
Supported by the Norman Mailer Endowed Fund

Ben LaBreche
University of Mary Washington
Liberty Agonistes: Milton and Modern Freedom
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Tracey Loughran
Cardiff University
Graham Greene, Psychoanalysis, and Popular Culture in Interwar Britain
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Scott C. Lucas
The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina
A Mirror for Magistrates: A Modernized, Annotated Edition
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Garry Lyons
University of Leeds
Batman: From Comic Book to Movie
Supported by the Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Alison Macor
Independent Scholar
Rewrite Man: The Life and Career of Screenwriter Warren Skaaren
Supported by the Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Thomas Mellins
Independent Scholar
Mexico Modern: Creating a New Avant-Garde, 1915–1945
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

William A. Morgan
Independent Scholar
Peter Orlovsky Reader
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes
University of Cambridge
Visual priming and Ceylonese identities since the late nineteenth century
Supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Ernest Okello Ogwang
Makerere University
Colonial Library and the Postcolonial Question: Between Uganda Journal (1933–1983) and Transition (1961–1977)
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Dariusz Pachocki
The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
Bolesław Leśmian
Supported by the Edwin Gale Fellowship

Karin Roffman
West Point
A Biography of John Ashbery's Early Life and Art
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Marlis Schweitzer
York University
Ambassadors of Empire: Child Performers and Colonial Audiences, 1835–1860
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Urmila Seshagiri
University of Tennessee
Transforming Art: The Allure of Modernism
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Vincent Sherry
Washington University in St. Louis
A Literary History of the European War of 1914–1918
Jointly supported by the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

David S. Shields
University of South Carolina
American Theatrical Photography, 1866–1920
Supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Abigail N. Shinn
University of York
Tales of Turning: Conversion Narratives in Early Modern England
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

James Sitar
Poetry Foundation;
Loyola University Chicago
The Monologues of Spalding Gray: A Digital Edition
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Philip Smallwood
Birmingham City University
Great Anna's Chaucer, and Alexander Pope's
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Diana Solomon
Simon Fraser University
The Repetition of Comedy in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Theatre
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the British Studies Fellowship

Tom Sperlinger
University of Bristol
Doris Lessing's Intuitive Style
Supported by the Hobby Family Foundation Endowment

Sara Stevenson
University of Glasgow; National Museums Scotland
The origin of documentary photography
Supported by the David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

David Stromberg
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Essays of Isaac Bashevis Singer: Literature, Religion, Philosophy
Jointly supported by the Edwin Gale Fellowship and the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Nathan Suhr-Sytsma
Emory University
Poetry and the Making of the Anglophone Literary World, 1950–1975
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Arnold Trevor Tolley
Carleton University
John Lehmann: Editor and Man of Letters
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Tom Walker
Trinity College Dublin
W. B. Yeats and the Writing of Art
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Marta Zarzycka
Utrecht University
Angels of Misfortune: Children in Twentieth-Century U.S. Documentary Photography
Jointly supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship and the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Heide Ziegler
University of Stuttgart
The American Novel: Transformation of Modernism
Supported by the Norman Mailer Endowed Fund

Carole Zucker
Concordia University
The Work of Stella Adler: Teacher, Philosopher, and Creator
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Philip Zwerling
The University of Texas-Pan American
The Plays of Lee Blessing: Personal and Political
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment


Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

The Harry Ransom Center has awarded eight dissertation fellowships as part of its 2013–2014 research fellowship program. These fellowships, jointly sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies and the Ransom Center, provide short-term residencies for scholars engaged in doctoral research based on the Center's collections.

Joseph Darlington
University of Salford
Christine Brooke-Rose and May 1968

Leslie DeLassus
University of Iowa
Trick Historiography: Special Effects, Film History, and the Norman O. Dawn Collection

Ira S. Murfin
Northwestern University
Talk Performance: Negotiating Genre, Embodied Language, and the Performative Turn in the American Avant-Garde

Erin Pauwels
Indiana University
Sarony's Living Pictures: Performance, Photography and Gilded Age American Art

Matthew Rabatin
The University of Texas at Austin
An Italian in the Closet? Carlo Coccioli, Gay Identity, and National Belonging

John Roache
University of Manchester
Marginalia after Modernism: J. M. Coetzee and David Foster Wallace

Emily Talbot
University of Michigan
Pictorial Construction and Compositional Collapse: Composite Picture Making in Painting, Photography and Printmaking, 1857–1893

Pim Verhulst
University of Antwerp
The Making of Samuel Beckett's Radio Plays: Interpretive Implications of Reading and Writing Traces

2012–2013 Research Fellowship Recipients

Jordanna Bailkin
University of Washington
African London
British Studies Fellowship

Scott D. Banville
Nicholls State University
Tony Pastor and his Theaters: Crossroads of Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Popular Culture
Hobby Family Foundation Endowment

Samantha Baskind
Cleveland State University
Representing Resistance: The Warsaw Ghetto in American Art and Culture
Edwin Gale Fellowship

Toni Bowers
University of Pennsylvania
The Seduction of Scotland: Sexual Metaphors and the Union Debate
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Armando Chávez-Rivera
University of Houston, Victoria
The Relationship of Publishers Alfred Knopf and Blanche Wolf Knopf with Ibero-America and its Writers
Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship/
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Kathleen Davidson
University of Sydney
"New Walks in an Old Field": photography and geology in the mid-Victorian era
C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Margaret Denny
Columbia College Chicago
For Love and Money: Victorian women photographers in and beyond the studio
Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship Endowment

Olivia Carr Edenfield
Georgia Southern University
Authorized biography of Andre Dubus and edition of his letters
Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Steve Edwards
The Open University
Imagining work: photography and industry in nineteenth-century Britain
David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism/
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Harris Feinsod
Northwestern University
El Corno Emplumado: Hemispheric Poetry Networks, 1962–1969
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Alison Frazier
The University of Texas at Austin
Religion in the Italian Renaissance: Three Ranuzzi Manuscripts
Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Brett Gary
New York University
Following the Troubling Rightward Trajectory: Morris L. Ernst's 'Conversion' from Anti-Censorship Liberalism to Anti-Communist Liberalism
Woodward and Bernstein Endowment/
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Bill Goldstein
Independent Scholar
The World Broke in Two: A Literary Chronicle of 1922
Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship/
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Christopher Grobe
Amherst College
Performing Confession: Poetry, Performance, and New Media since 1959
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mary Holland
State University of New York, New Paltz
Early and Late Postmodernism: Influences on Wallace and DeLillo
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Scott Husby
Independent Scholar
Recording bookbindings on early-printed books in American Libraries
Limited Editions Club Endowment

Heidi Kathleen Kim
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Invisible Subjects: Asian labor in John Steinbeck's East of Eden

Clayton Koppes
Oberlin College
American movie censorship, 1900s to 1968
Robert De Niro Endowed Fund

Iryna Kuksa
Nottingham Trent University
Modernist Scenography Reborn in 3D–A Study of Norman Bel Geddes
Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Hedy Law
Southern Methodist University
Beautiful Chaos: Music, Pantomime, and Freedom in the French Enlightenment
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Claire Lindsay
University College London
Anita Brenner and Illustrated Travel Magazines of Mexico (1955–1971)
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Hilary Macartney
University of Glasgow
The First Photographically Illustrated Book on Art and its Context
Limited Editions Club Endowment

Casey McKittrick
Western Michigan University
Hitchcock's Appetites: The Corpulent Plots of Desire and Dread
Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Randall McLeod
University of Toronto
Bearing Type in Aldines;
Printing the Aldine Aristotle, 1495–98
Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment/
Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

John Mraz
Universidad Autonoma de Puebla
Jimmy Hare's Photography of the Mexican Revolution
David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism/
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Shin Yu Pai
Hendrix College
Poet of the Camera: The Life of Jimmy Wong Howe
Filmscript Acquisitions Endowment

Alexander Pettit
University of North Texas
The Texts of Tennessee Williams: A Study of the Playwright in Manuscript and Print, 1957–1963
Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Siobhan Phillips
Dickinson College
Lorine Niedecker, Louis Zukofsky, and the Social Space of Letters
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Natalie Pollard
University of Reading
Lyric Economies: Literary Address and the Poetics of the Marketplace since 1960
Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Todd W. Reeser
University of Pittsburgh
Setting Plato Straight: Translating Ancient Sexuality in the Renaissance
Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Melissa Renn
Fogg Museum/ Harvard Art Museums
Life Reconsidered: Rethinking Life Magazine's Role in the American Art World
Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Rod Rosenquist
University of London
Modernist memoirs, middlemen and selling popular modernism
Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Epifanio San Juan
University of Connecticut
The Life and Works of Carlos Bulosan, Filipino American Writer
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jan Schwarz
Lund University
Yiddish Writer in New York, 1935–1945: Correspondence, Manuscripts, and Publications in the I. B. Singer Papers
Edwin Gale Fellowship

Ravi Sharma
Clark University
Gregory Vlastos and the Interpretation of Plato's Theory of Forms
C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Tanya Sheehan
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Blacks and Whites: Race and Photographic Humor
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Sara Speidel
University of Maine
Composition and Explanation: Composition Pedagogy, Stein's Radcliffe Themes, and the Making of an American Writer
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Teal Triggs
University of the Arts London
A New Kind of Reading: Flair Magazine 1950–1951
Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Pierre A. Walker
Salem State University
The Complete Letters of Henry James
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Benjamin E. Wise
University of Florida
American Folk Devils: A Twentieth Century History of Drinkers, Dancers, Communists, Abortionists, and Queers
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nigel Wood
Loughborough University
Towards an Edition of Evelyn Waugh's Put Out More Flags
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Maia Wright
Texas State University-San Marcos
The Function of the Book: William Addison Dwiggins' Inventive Book Designs for Alfred A. Knopf
Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Marion Wynne-Davies
University of Surrey
Writing Freedom: The History of PEN
Norman Mailer Endowed Fund/
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

John K. Young
Marshall University
How to Revise a True War Story: Tim O'Brien's Fiction and the Process of Textual Production
Norman Mailer Endowed Fund


Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

The Harry Ransom Center has awarded eight dissertation fellowships as part of its 2012–2013 research fellowship program. These fellowships, jointly sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies and the Ransom Center, provide short-term residencies for scholars engaged in doctoral research based on the Center's collections.

Heather Bowlby
University of Virginia
Visions of Light: Gender and the Photographic Imagination in Victorian Poetry

Jill E. Bugajski
Northwestern University
Silkscreen as Democratic Practice: Elizabeth Olds, Printmaking and WWII

Justin Owen Rawlins
Indiana University Bloomington
Method Men: Masculinity, Race, and Performance Style in Post-War America

Asha Rogers
University of Oxford
The Congress for Cultural Freedom and the sponsorship of African literary culture 1960–1968

Lorenzo Salvagni
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Marguerite Caetani and the international literary review "Botteghe Oscure"

Mauricio Daniel Suchowlansky
University of Toronto
The Example of a Devastated World: Civic Discord and Republican Liberty in Machiavelli's Istorie Fiorentine

Richard Colin Tait
The University of Texas at Austin
Robert De Niro's Method: Acting, Agency and Authorship in the New Hollywood (1967–1980)

Beatrice Turner
Newcastle University
"A living spectre of my father dead": childhood, parenthood and memorialisation in British literature, 1820–1850

2011–2012 Research Fellowship Recipients

Milly S. Barranger
Independent Scholar
Audrey Wood and the Playwrights: Shaping American Theater and Film in the last Century
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Gerd Bayer
University of Erlangen
John Fowles: Selected Short Fiction and Film Scripts
Filmscript Acquisitions Endowment

Peter Beal
University of London
Catalogue of English Literary Manuscripts 1450–1700
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Cari Beauchamp
Independent Scholar
Gloria Swanson (a biography)
Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Ashly Bennett
Cornell University
For Shame: Emotion, Gender, and Innovation in the Nineteenth-Century British Novel
Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Sandrine Boudana
New York University
Narratives in American War Photography Since 1855: A Revision of the "Compassion Fatigue" Theory?
David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Andrew Boyle
Brasenose College
Samuel Daniel's Collection of the History of England (1618)
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Sharad Chandra
Independent Scholar
Albert Camus and His Publishers
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Anne Chisholm
Independent Scholar
Selected Letters of Dora Carrington
British Studies Fellowship

Patrick Collier
Ball State University
Modern Print Artifacts
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Davide Crosara
Sapienza University of Rome
Samuel Beckett's Technological Imagination
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jacob S. Dorman
The University of Kansas
"Mislike Me Not For My Complexion": A Black Actor on the English Stage and the Birth of Black Nationalism
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Erina Duganne
Texas State University
Implicating History: Susan Meiselas and the Traffic of Nicaragua in Photography
Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Jessie Fillerup
University of Richmond
Music and Theatrical Magic
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Michelle Tolini Finamore
Independent Scholar
Fashioning Early Cinema: Dress and Representation in American Film, 1905–1930
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Nicholas Fisher
University of London
Preparation of Bibliography of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647–80)
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Julia L. Foulkes
The New School
A Place for Us: West Side Story and New York
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Christie Fox
Utah State University
"One Must Have Soil to Have Roots": A Survey of Irish-Jewish Literature
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Joel Galand
Florida International University
Yale Broadway Masters: Kurt Weill
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Clare Gill
Queen's University Belfast
Olive Schreiner and the Literary Marketplace, 1883–1914
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Vincent Giroud
Université de Franche-Comté
A biography of Nicolas Nabokov
Woodward and Bernstein Endowment

Russell Goulbourne
University of Leeds
The Poetry of Voltaire in the Desmond Flower Collection
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Shane Graham
Utah State University
Langston Hughes, Cosmopolitanism, and Black Atlantic Literature
Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Leger Grindon
Middlebury College
Raging Bull: Prizefighter and the Boxing Film
Robert De Niro Fellowship

Brooks E. Hefner
James Madison University
"Somebody's going to make 'literature' of it": Cultural Value, Vernacular Modernist Language, and Hard-boiled Detective Fiction
Erle Stanley Gardner Endowment for Mystery Studies

J. Timothy Jacobs
Independent Scholar
The Empathic Imagination: Aesthetical-Philosophical-Theoretical Antecedents for David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest
C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Zoe Jaques
Anglia Ruskin University
Lewis Carroll's Alice: A Publishing History
The Limited Editions Club Endowment

Laure Anne Goldstein Katsaros
Amherst College
Lives of No Consequence: Caroline Aupick, Isabelle Rimbaud, Judith Gautier
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Patrick Keating
Trinity University
A Dynamic Frame: Classical Cinema, Modernity, and Camera Movement
Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Patrick Keller
University of California, Irvine
Subversively Personal: Surfiction's 'rescue of the truth of experience' in Vietnam War-era America
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Lidia Lanza
University of Porto
The Princely Figure in Late Renaissance and Early Modern Italian Political Thought (1550–1660)
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Amanda Laugesen
Australian National University
Cold War Publishing and the Book in the Developing World, 1950–1968
Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Matthew Levay
Harvard University
Preservation and Promotion: Ellery Queen and the Marketing of American Detective Fiction
Erle Stanley Gardner Endowment for Mystery Studies

Chris Louttit
Radboud University Nijmegen
The Bohemian Man of Letters and the Rise of Sensation Fiction
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nancy C. Lutkehaus
University of Southern California
A Transnational Friendship: Miguel Covarrubias and René d'Harnoncourt (1930–1957)
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Brenda Machosky
University of Hawai'i West O'ahu
The "Absent Presence" of Aboriginal Voices in Post-Contact Literature of Australia
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Rosemary Malague
University of Pennsylvania
Stella Adler's Feminist Subtext
Schusterman Center Fellowship

Adrienne L. McLean
The University of Texas at Dallas
Movie Star Looks: Makeup and Hair in the Studio Era
Robert De Niro Fellowship

Mike Miley
Flintridge Preparatory School
Reading Wallace Reading: David Foster Wallace's Glosses and the Aesthetic Benefits of Close Reading
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Emilie Morin
University of York
Samuel Beckett and Cultural Politics
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jacqueline O'Connor
Boise State University
Illegal Bodies: Law and Emotion in the Work of Tennessee Williams
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Lisa Otty
University of Dundee
Literature, Print, and Small Press Politics: Nancy Cunard and John Rodker
Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Lois More Overbeck
Emory University
The Letters of Samuel Beckett
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Felicity Palmer
Clarkson University
Ideas of Intimacy: Yvonne Vera and Bessie Head
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Sean Pryor
University of New South Wales
The Problem with Poetry: John Rodker and Nancy Cunard
Hobby Family Foundation Endowment

Megan Quigley
Villanova University
Vaguely Philosophical: Modernist Fiction and the Challenge of Philosophy
C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Eugenio Refini
University of Warwick
Renaissance Manuscripts of Aristotelian works (15th–17th centuries)
C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Bradley Rogers
University of Toronto
Redressing The Black Crook: Musical Theatre, Integration, and the Dancing Body
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Roberta Rubenstein
American University
'Character Piracy' and romans à clef: Doris Lessing and Clancy Sigal
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Kevin M. Schultz
University of Illinois at Chicago
How Norman Mailer and William F. Buckley's Different Understandings of Freedom Shaped the 1960s
Norman Mailer Endowed Fund

Carol Sklenicka
Independent Scholar
Biography of American Novelist Alice Adams
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Stephen John Charles Taylor
University of Reading
The court, Catholicism and the culture of news in Restoration England: the letters of Edward Coleman
Woodward and Bernstein Endowment

Andrea S. Thomas
Loyola University Maryland
Oscar Wilde's Multilingual Salomé
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Olga M. Ushakova
Tyumen State University
Russian Contexts of High Modernism: T. S. Eliot and Russian Culture
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Tom Wells
Independent Scholar
The Innocence Revolution
Woodward and Bernstein Endowment

Eric D. Whiteside
William A. Hough High School
David Foster Wallace's Search for Morality: A Teacher's Story
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Richard Williams
Independent Scholar
The Cool and Lam novels of A. A. Fair (Erle Stanley Gardner)
Erle Stanley Gardner Endowment for Mystery Studies

Annalisa Zox-Weaver
Independent Scholar
The Winner Loses: The Long and Curious Friendship of Francis Rose and Gertrude Stein
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

The Harry Ransom Center has awarded eight dissertation fellowships as part of its 2011–2012 research fellowship program. These fellowships, jointly sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies and the Ransom Center, provide short-term residencies for scholars engaged in doctoral research based on the Center's collections.

Jonathan E. Coleman
University of Kentucky
For Hire: Same-Sex Prostitution in Modern Britain

Josef Horáček
Emory University
Translation as Homage and Parody: The Zukofsky Catullus

Kate Jones
The University of East Anglia
The Fiction of A. L. Barker

Matt King
The University of Texas at Austin
Sublime Identification: The Rhetoric of Postmodernism

Frédéric Marty
University of Toulouse-Le Mirail
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Madame Dupin and the Ouvrage sur les femmes

Esmaeil Haddadian Moghaddam
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
The translation agents of the Tehran branch of the Franklin Book Program

Katie Reid
University of Sussex
Sites of Authority: The African Writer and the Marketplace

Ileana L. Selejan
New York University
Postmodern Warfare, in Images: The Aesthetics of War Photography in the Late 1970s and 1980s

2010–2011 Research Fellowship Recipients

Christiane Andersson
Bucknell University
The Censorship of Art in the German Renaissance
The Limited Editions Club Endowment

Michael Berkowitz
University College London
Jews and Photography in Britain: Connections and Developments, 1850-1972
Schusterman Center at The University of Texas at Austin/
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Regina Lee Blaszczyk
University of Pennsylvania
Norman Bel Geddes as a Fashion Intermediary
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Serena Haygood Blount
University of Alabama
William Faulkner's Early Career: A Chronology
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Stephen J. Burn
Northern Michigan University
Neurofiction: the Contemporary American Novel and the Brain (Don DeLillo/ David Foster Wallace)
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Christina Cogdell
University of California at Davis
Norman Bel Geddes- Streamlining, Nature, and War
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Robert Murray Davis
University of Oklahoma
A variorum edition of Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

William W. Demastes
Louisiana State University
Researching and completing a book on the works of Tom Stoppard
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Carolyn A. Durham
The College of Wooster
Understanding Diane Johnson: All-American Writer
Filmscript Acquisitions Endowment

Allen Ellenzweig
Independent Scholar
George Platt Lynes: Designed for Living
David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Judith Freeman
University of Southern California
Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles
Erle Stanley Gardner Endowment for Mystery Studies

Jana Funke
University of Edinburgh
Radclyffe Hall's Short Fiction
Hobby Family Foundation Endowment

Peter Gahan
Independent Scholar
The Return: Bernard Shaw in Ireland 1900-1925
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

François Gallix
University Paris IV-La Sorbonne
Graham Greene: New Perspectives
Erle Stanley Gardner Endowment for Mystery Studies

Thierry Gervais
Ryerson University
Jimmy Hare and the Beginnings of Photojournalism
David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Eugene Giddens
Anglia Ruskin University
The Complete Works of James Shirley
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Alan Eladio Gómez
Arizona State University
"Armed with Dignity Intact": Prison Rebellions, Masculinity, and Third World Solidarity
Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Eva Griffith
University of Durham
James Shirley, Recusant Poet-Playwright, and the Harry Ransom Center Collections
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Susanne Hafner
Fordham University
Abbott Ellinger of Tegernsee and his Manuscript HRC 29
South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA)/
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Iain Halliday
University of Catania
D.H. Lawrence in Sicily and D.H. Lawrence, Translator of Giovanni Verga
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Anita Helle
Oregon State University
Anne Sexton's Photographic Self-Fashioning
Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship Endowment

Christopher Hull
University of Nottingham
Latin American Dictatorship in Graham Greene's Novels
British Studies at The University of Texas at Austin

Adrian Jones
University of Sydney
Brooklyn Transfer: confession, celebrity and friendship in the correspondence between Anne Sexton and Alice Smith
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Benjamin Kahan
Louisiana State University
Sexual Emergencies: A History of Acquired Sexuality
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Michelle Kelly
University of York
Between Empires: Locating Brian Moore in the Archive
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nicolas K. Kiessling
Independent Scholar
Recusant Literature at the Ransom Center
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Michael LeMahieu
Clemson University
Fictions of Fact and Value: The Literary Response to Logical Positivism, 1945-1975
Norman Mailer Endowed Fund

Lorraine Leu
University of Bristol
Modernity, criminality, and nation in late 19th and early 20th century engravings
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Brian Lewis
McGill University
Queering Britain: George Ives, Homosexuality, and Criminology from Wilde to Wolfenden
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jeffrey Marks
Independent Scholar
The Case of Erle Stanley Gardner
Erle Stanley Gardner Endowment for Mystery Studies

Nathan John Martin
Columbia University
Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Ouvrage sur les femmes
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Ulrika Maude
University of Durham
Modernism and Medical Culture
C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Jeffrey Mathes McCarthy
Westminster College
Green Modernism
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Alison McClean
Independent Scholar
Lord John Hastings, Radical Aristocrat
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Patrick McGuinness
University of Oxford
The Life and Work of Lynette Roberts
Fleur Cowles Endowment

John McIntyre
Rutgers University at Newark
Eden of Remainders: The Life and Work of James Salter
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mary Niall Mitchell
University of New Orleans
The Real Ida May: Race and Resistance after the Fugitive Slave Act
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Guido Olivieri
The University of Texas at Austin
Pioneers of the String Quartet in America: A Look at the Career of the Flonzaley Quartet Through Betti's Papers at the Harry Ransom Center
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mercedes Palau-Ribes O'Callaghan
Independent Scholar
Madeleine Boisguillaume, a woman of character in the life of Edouard Dujardin
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Stephen Partridge
University of British Columbia
HRC manuscript 46 in the textual tradition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
The Limited Editions Club Endowment

Joanna Pawlik
University of Manchester
Surrealism, the Beat Generation and the San Francisco Renaissance, 1941-1965
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Sylvie Pénichon
Amon Carter Museum
Care and Identification of 20th Century Color Photographs
Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship Endowment

Samantha Pinto
Georgetown University
Africa, (Re)Circulated: Cosmopolitan Performances of Mid-Century Modernity
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

John Pipkin
Southwestern University, The University of Texas at Austin
The Blind Astronomer's Atlas: A Novel
C. P. Snow Memorial Fund/
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Stefania Porcelli
Libera Università- San Pio V
Elizabeth Bowen and the Discourse of Propaganda
Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Laurence Raw
Başkent University
Patriotic Shakespeare- Donald Wolfit's Productions 1941-53
Fleur Cowles Endowment

John Rodden
Independent Scholar
Of Intellectuals and Intelligence Services: The Partisan Review Writers under the Watchful Eye of the U.S. Security Agencies
Woodward and Bernstein Endowment

Magrieta Salomé Snyman
Independent Scholar
An analysis of two manuscript versions of Herman Charles Bosman's novel Willemsdorp
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Andrew Scahill
The University of Texas at Austin
Cogs in the Dream Machine: Jack Harris and the Role of "Still Men" in Promoting Hollywood Cinema
Robert De Niro Endowed Fund

Joel Schechter
San Francisco State University
The Plays of Isaac Bashevis Singer
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

J. H. Stape
St. Mary's University College, Twickenham
Towards a critical edition of Joseph Conrad's Chance
Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Matthew Sutton
College of William and Mary
Storyville: Discourses in Southern Musicians' Autobiographies
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Gijs van Hensbergen
Independent Scholar
Volume of A Life of Picasso
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Megan Walsh
Temple University
A Nation in Sight: Visual Technology and Literary Culture in the Early United States
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)/
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Paul Watt
Monash University
Ernest Newman: An Intellectual Biography
Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Stephen Watt
Indiana University
Irish Schlemiels: The Irish-Jewish Unconscious and American Modernism
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

The Harry Ransom Center has awarded six dissertation fellowships as part of its 2010-2011 Research Fellowship program. The awards, jointly sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies and the Ransom Center, provide short-term residencies for scholars engaged in doctoral research based on the Center's collections.

Kirby Brown
The University of Texas at Austin
Stoking the Fire: Nationhood in Early Twentieth Century Cherokee Writing

Alexandra Herzog
Brandeis University
Gender and Sexuality in Isaac Bashevis Singer's Work: An Analysis of His Erotic Underworld

Natasha Alvandi Hunt
University of Southern California
Exhibition Effects: Seeing and Hearing Working-Class Spectators in the Mid- Victorian Novel

Jessica Steinberg
University of Ottawa
Poverty, the Press, and Public Opinion: Perceptions of Poverty in Eighteenth Century England

Ellen Turner
Newcastle University
Marie Bellos Lowndes as an Auxiliary Modernist: The Psychological Suspense Thriller and Sovereignty in the Age of Psychoanalysis

Francine Weiss
Boston University
Visual Verses: Edward Weston's Photographs for Leaves of Grass, 1941-1942

2009–2010 Research Fellowship Recipients

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

2008–2009 Research Fellowship Recipients

Art

Anne Helmreich
Case Western Reserve University
"The Carfax Gallery: Stronghold of Modernism"
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Kimberly Jones
Sweet Briar College
"Elizabeth Robins Pennell: Forgotten Female Aesthete"
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

French

Jay Bochner
Universite de Montreal
"The Correspondence of Blaise Cendrars and William A. Bradley"
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Angela Hunter
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
"The Work of Women: Rousseau, Dupin and the Ouvrage sur les femmes"
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies /
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mercedes Palau-Ribes
Independent Scholar (Barcelona)
"Madeleine Boisguillaume, a woman of character in the life of Edouard Dujardin"
The Limited Editions Club Endowment /
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

General Manuscript and Book Collections

Louise Bernard
Georgetown University
"In My Mind: Race, Writing / Madness, America"
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mark Blackwell
University of Hartford
"Personable Properties: It-Narratives and the British Traffic in Identity, 1740-1815"
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies /
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

William S. Brockman
Pennsylvania State University
"The James Joyce Database"
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

M. Srinivas Chary
New School University
"Nancy Wilson Ross: New Perspectives on Buddhism and Hinduism"
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Peter Childs
University of Gloucestershire
"Julian Barnes: A Mixture of Genres"
Cora Maud Oneal Fellowship

Ruth Connolly
Newcastle University
"The Complete Works of Robert Herrick"
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Brooke Conti
SUNY, Brockport
"Anxious Acts: Religion and Autobiography in Early Modern England"
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Kevin Curran
Washington and Jefferson University
The "Revels Plays" Edition of "Samuel Daniel's The Tragedy of Philotas"
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Mary Dearborn
Independent Scholar (New York, NY)
"The Human Cost: The Hemingway Family"
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Gayle Feldman
Independent Scholar (New York, NY)
"Bennett Cerf Biography"
The Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies at The University of Texas at Austin

Christine Ferguson
University of Glasgow
"The Eugenic Impulse in British Spiritualist Writing, 1850-1930"
C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Raymond Frontain
University of Central Arkansas
"Terrence McNally: The Early Plays"
South Central Modern Language Association/
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Stacy Gillis
University of Newcastle
"The Rise of the British Detective Novel"
Erle Stanley Gardner Endowment for Mystery Studies

Jose Harris
University of Oxford
"British intellectuals and the Second World War"
British Studies at the University of Texas

Kay Heath
Virginia State University
"Professional Persuasions: Victorian Women's Work and The Public Career"
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Laura Heffernan
University of Pennsylvania
"C.P. Snow and Post-War Literary 'Culture' in Britain and America"
C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Melissa Homestead
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
"The Creative Partnership of Willa Cather and Edith Lewis"
Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Bradley Philip Kent
Universite Laval
"Censorship and the Writer: The Case of Bernard Shaw"
Hobby Family Foundation Endowment

Denys Philip Leighton
Tulane University Alternative
"Futures of William Morris: Recollections, c. 1870-1940"
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Geert Lernout
University of Antwerp
"Jack Dalton's work on the Finnegans Wake notebooks"
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Brian Lewis
McGill University
"Queering Britain: George Ives and Sexual Inversion from Wilde to Wolfenden"
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Sandra O'Connell
Independent Scholar (Dublin)
"George Reavey (1907-1976): The Poetry, Criticism and Prose"
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Deborah Parsons
University of Birmingham
"Sitwelliana: The Sitwells, Modernism and the Avant-Garde"
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jason Powell
St. Joseph's University
"The Complete Works of Sir Thomas Wyatt the Elder"
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

N.H. Reeve
Swansea University
"New edition of D. H. Lawrence, Quetzalcoatl, for the Cambridge Edition of the Works of D. H. Lawrence"
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jeffrey Severs
Wake Forest University
"Totalitarianism in the Postwar American Novel"
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

John Henry Stape
Independent Scholar (Vancouver)
"The Professional Author and the Literary Agent in late-Victorian England"
Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Peter Swaab
University College London
"Preparing an edition of the selected literary criticism of Sara Coleridge (1802-1852)"
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Lisa Szefel
Pacific University
"Reading Ezra Pound in the Cold War: The Bollingen Prize Controversy of 1949"
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Tony Voss
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and the University of KwaZulu-Natal
"Roy Campbell's Unpublished Verse: Manuscripts in the Harry Ransom Center"
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

John Howard Wilson
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania
"Evelyn Waugh in the Military and the Church"
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Daniel Worden
Wake Forest University
"Cool Realism: The New Journalism and American Literary History"
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Performing Arts

Ian Albery
Independent Scholar (Rognac, France)
"In the Blood"
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nita Kumar
University of Delhi
"Minstrel Shows and Twentieth-Century African American Women's Plays"
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Katy Ryan
West Virginia University
"Execution Onstage: Twentieth-Century American Performance and the Death Penalty"
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Photography

Carolyn Bloore
Independent Scholar (Twickenham)
"Re-thinking the Calotype Club"
Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Steven Hoelscher
The University of Texas at Austin
"Photography on the Border: Picturing and Constructing the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands"
Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship Endowment

Larry Schaaf
Independent Scholar (Baltimore)
"Revisiting the HRHRC, three decades later"
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Katherine Slusher
Independent Scholar (Barcelona)
"David Douglas David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism: Journeys to Islam"
David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

The Harry Ransom Center has awarded six dissertation fellowships as part of its 2008-2009 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. The 2008-2009 Dissertation Research Fellowships Award winners are:

Sara Hudson
Yale University
"Hemespheric Narratives in an Era of U.S. Empire"

Holly Markovitz
Boston University
"Reframing the Frontier: Rephotography, Repetition, and Return"

Nathan Platte
University of Michigan
"Musical Collaboration, Coercion, and Resistance in the Films of David O. Selznick, 1940-1948"

Justin Tremel
The University of Texas at Austin
"Tradition and the Individual Talents: Dylan, Eliot, and DeLillo"

Huub van der Linden
European University Institute at Florence
"Making Meaning Locally: Italian Oratorio and French Theatre on Stage in Bologna around 1700"

Matthew Vechinski
University of Washington
"Literary by Design: The Functional Aesthetics of the Twentieth-Century Novel"

2007–2008 Research Fellowship Recipients

General Manuscript and Book Collections

Jeffrey Barbeau
Oral Roberts University
"Sara Coleridge: Theologian of the Heart"
General Manuscript and Book Collections
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Chris Beyers
Assumption College
"The Text of The Collected Poems"
General Manuscript and Book Collections
Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Edward Bishop
University of Alberta
"The Social Life of Ink"
General Manuscript and Book Collections
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Jonathan Bloom
University of Paris Dauphine
"C.P. Snow Biography"
General Manuscript and Book Collections
C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Sara Danger
Valparaiso University
"Picturing the Victorian Woman Writer: Popular Illustrated Fiction and the Construction of Women's Authorship, 1830-1965"
General Manuscript and Book Collections
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Joel Dinerstein
Tulane University
"The Cool Mask: Jazz, Noir, and Existentialism, 1940-1960"
General Manuscript and Book Collections
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Gary Dyer
Cleveland State University
"Romantic Secrecy: Esoteric Writing in Britain, 1790-1830"
General Manuscript and Book Collections
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)/
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Julia Ehrhardt
University of Oklahoma
"Making Weight: Food, Fat, and Dieting in Modern American Women's Writing"
General Manuscript and Book Collections
Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Edward Friedman
Vanderbilt University
"The Fictions of Gerald Brenan"
General Manuscript and Book Collections
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

François Gallix
La Sorbonne, Paris IV
"Graham Greene New Perspectives"
General Manuscript and Book Collections
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Vanessa Guignery
La Sorbonne, Paris IV
"Julian Barnes: a Generic and Genetic Analysis"
General Manuscript and Book Collections
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Allan Hepburn
McGill University
"Elizabeth Bowen: Short Stories and Essays"
General Manuscript and Book Collections
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Ruth Jennison
University of Mass.-Amherst
"The Zukofsky Era: Modernity, Margins and the Avant-Garde"
General Manuscript and Book Collections
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Patricia Laurence
Brooklyn College
"A Biography of Elizabeth Bowen"
General Manuscript and Book Collections
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Laura Long
Lynchburg College
Lady of Comets: The Lives of Caroline Herschel
General Manuscript and Book Collections
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Gail Low
University of Dundee
"Publishing Anglophone African and Caribbean Writing in the UK, 1950-68"
General Manuscript and Book Collections
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Ulrika Maude
University of Durham
"Perception, Textual Genetics and Aesthetics in the Work of Samuel Beckett"
General Manuscript and Book Collections
Cora Maud Oneal Fellowship

John McCourt
Università di Roma, Tre
"Joyce and Catholic Ireland"
General Manuscript and Book Collections
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment"

Erik Mortenson
Koc University
"The Beats and Dreaming"
General Manuscript and Book Collections
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Axel Stähler
Universität Bonn
"The Playwright as Author Icon: The Case of Arnold Wesker"
General Manuscript and Book Collections
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

John Thornton
Independent Scholar
"The House of Knopf: Alfred and Blanche Knopf and the Company They Kept"
General Manuscript and Book Collections
Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Dirk Van Hulle
University of Antwerp
"The Material Aspects of Samuel Beckett's "work in regress""
General Manuscript and Book Collections
C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Special Topic: "In Times of War"

Leigh Ann Wheeler
Bowling Green State University
"Liberating Sex: How the ACLU Shaped Policy and Culture in the 20th Century United States"
Special Topic: "In Times of War"
Woodward and Bernstein Endowment

Greg Barnhisel
Duquesne University
"Cold War Modernists"
Special Topic: "In Times of War"
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Arne Bialuschewski
Universitaet Kiel
"A True Account of the Design, and Advantages of the South-Sea Trade: Profits, Propaganda, and the Peace Preliminaries of 1711"
Special Topic: "In Times of War"
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Philip Errington
Sotheby's and University College London
"John Masefield's Great War: The Collected Works"
Special Topic: "In Times of War"
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Olga Leontieva
Tver Archival Department, Deputy Director
"Russian Political Emigrants in Times of War"
Special Topic: "In Times of War"
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Adam Piette
University of Sheffield
"Cold War Hawks and Doves"
Special Topic: "In Times of War"
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Erica Sheen
University of York (UK)
"Maxwell Anderson: Elizabeth the Queen Goes to War"
Special Topic: "In Times of War"
Hobby Family Foundation Endowment

Marsha Siefert
Central European University
"In Times of War - Rethinking American-Soviet Cultural Diplomacy"
Special Topic: "In Times of War"
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Alex Vernon
Hendrix College
"Hemingway's The Spanish Earth"
Special Topic: "In Times of War"
C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Film

Dominique Brégent-Heald
Memorial Univ. of Newfoundland
"Duel in the Sun: Race and Gender in the Texas Borderlands"
Film
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Tom Kemper
Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences
"Hidden Talent: The Emergence of Hollywood Agents, 1928-1949"
Film
Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Catherine O'Rawe
University of Bristol, as of Feb. 1
"Between Neo-Realism and Hollywood: David O. Selznick's Collaboration with Vittorio De Sica"
Film
Filmscript Acquisitions Endowment

Jane Park
University of Oklahoma
"The China Film: Madam Chiang Kai-Shek Goes to Hollywood"
Film
Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Andrew Shail
Oxford University
"The "Reinventions" of Cinema in the US and the UK during the First World War"
Film
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Photography

Anne Tucker
MFAH
"We Bear Witness: Photographers Responding to War"
Photography
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Geoffrey Batchen
CUNY
"Sun-Limned Portraits: The Photography of Richard Beard and Antione Claudet"
Photography
David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Duncan Forbes
National Galleries of Scotland
"Edinburgh's Urbanity: the City in Early Photography"
Photography
David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Stephen Pinson
NY Public Library
"Speculating Daguerre"
Photography
Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship Endowment

Music

Emily Laurance
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
"Harp-accompanied vocal music and popular romantic aesthetics in France, Britain, and the US, 1770-1840"
Music
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)/
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Michael Puri
University of Virginia
"Ravel's Revelries"
Music
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Thomas Schuttenhelm
Independent Scholar
"Literary Influence, Creative Process, and the letters of Sir Michael Tippett (1905-1998)"
Music
British Studies

Performing Arts

Carolyn Roark
Baylor University
"Death and the Puppet: Effigy Performance and the Human Encounter with Mortality"
Performing Arts
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Susan Kattwinkel
College of Charleston
"Tony Pastor and the Development of American Vaudeville"
Performing Arts
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Art

Louis Cellauro
Independent Scholar/Univ. Francois Rabelais
"At the Origins of Modern Scientific Archaeology: Antoine Desgodet's Les Edifices Antiques de Rome (1682)"
Art
C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Nancy Green
Cornell University
"A Room of Their Own: The Artists of Bloomsbury"
Art
The Limited Editions Club Endowment

French

Catherine du Toit
Stellenbosch University
"Henri-Pierre Roché- A Definitive Biography"
French
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

The Harry Ransom Center has awarded six dissertation fellowships as part of its 2007-2008 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. The 2007-2008 Dissertation Research Fellowships Award winners are:

Kristin Ewins
Oxford University
"Politicised Women Writers of the 1930s"

Amanda Golden
University of Washington
"Annotating Modernism: The Reading and Teaching Strategies of Sylvia Plath, John Berryman, and Anne Sexton"

Karen Hellman
The Graduate Center, CUNY
"Antoine Claudet and the 'Spaces' of Photography, 1839-1867"

Verna Kale
The Pennsylvania State University
"Women Writing War: The Evolution of the 'Girl Reporter' as Modern American Icon"

Matthew Triebe
The University of Texas at Austin
"The Space Race and American Culture"

Laura Weinrib
Princeton University
"From Left to Rights: Civil Liberties in America, 1920-1937"

2006–2007 Research Fellowship Recipients

Nathan Abrams
University of Aberdeen
Arthur Miller: Public Intellectual
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Gordon Allan
Independent Scholar
Joanna Southcott global archive database
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nicholas Allen
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The Republic of Modernism: Irish Post-Revolutionary Culture, 1922–39
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jeff Allred
Hunter College/ CUNY
Boring from Within: James Agree, Walker Evans, and the Culture Industry
Supported by the David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Juan J. Alonzo
Texas A&M University
The Representation of Mexican Characters in the Films of David O. Selznick
Supported by the Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Katherine Arens
The University of Texas at Austin
Making Science American: How Migration Changed Intellectual Culture
Jointly supported by the South Central Modern Language Association and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Chukwuma Azuonye
University of Massachusetts at Boston
Study of Christopher Okigbo papers
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

William Baker
Northern Illinois University
Tom Stoppard: A Bibliographical History
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

William Brooks
University of York (UK)
In-and After-Flanders Fields
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

James Buickerood
University of Missouri, St. Louis
John Locke's Medical Study of Imagination
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mark Byron
University of Sydney (Australia)
The Composition Methods of Samuel Beckett's Novel Watt
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Luciano Cheles
University de Poitiers
Piero della Francesca's Impact on Charles Sheeler and Tom Lea, 1920–1950
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Eileen Cleere
Southwestern University
The Sanitary Arts: Aesthetic Philosophy and the Victorian Cleanliness Campaign
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Deborah W. Dickson
Independent Scholar
The Biography of Ruth Robertson: Explorer, Writer and Photographer, 1905–1999
Supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Stephen B. Dobranski
Georgia State University
John Milton's Paradise Regain'd and Samson Agonistes: Texts and Contexts
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

George Feaver
University of British Columbia
Maurice Cranston and the Theater of Politics: An Intellectual Biography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Helmut Flachenecker
Universityof Wurzburg, Gerbrunn
Veneration of Saints in Medieval Central European Monasteries
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

John Foley
National University of Ireland, Galway (Ireland)
The Problematic Rebel: The Knopf Translations of Camus L'Homme révolté
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Damon Franke
University of Southern Mississippi
Edwardian Literatures of the Environment
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Richard Frohock
Oklahoma State University
Paper Wars: The Story of British Piracy in the Americas, 1660–1740
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

David García-Cueto
University de Granada
Seventeenth-Century Political and Cultural Relations Between Italy and Spain in the Ranuzzi Archive
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Stefano Giannini
University of Calgary
Successes and Frustrations of Luigi Pirandello's Visits to North America
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

William Grange
University of Nebraska
Stella Adler and the Legacy of Representational Acting in the Theatres and Films of the United States
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Wendy Grossman
George Washington University; University of Maryland
Object and Image: Man Ray, African and the Modernist Lens
Supported by the David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Jennifer Jeffers
Cleveland State University
Beckett's Masculinity
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jeffrey Kahan
University of La Verne
Visual History of King Lear
Supported by the Limited Editions Club Endowment

Carla Kaplan
University of Southern California
Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance
Supported by the Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Seán Kennedy
St. Mary's University
Ireland in the Drama and Prose of Samuel Beckett, 1946–51
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mark Klobas
Scottsdale Community College
James Louis Garvin: A Biography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Grzegorz Kosc
University of Lodz
In the Wake of the Bollingen Controversy: Postwar American Poets in the Public Sphere
Supported by the Woodward and Bernstein Endowment

Leslie J. Moran
University of London
The Legal Life of Oscar Wilde: Writing the Trials of Oscar Wilde
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mark Nixon
University of Reading
George Reavey
Samuel Beckett and Little Magazines in the 1930s
Supported by the Hobby Family Foundation Endowment

Margaret Oakes
Furman University
The Portrait of the Author: Renaissance Portraiture in Book Frontispieces
Supported by the Limited Editions Club Endowment

Guy Ortolano
Washington University in St. Louis
Beyond the "Two Cultures": Cultural Politics in Post-war Britain
Supported by the British Studies Fellowship

Lynda Pratt
University of Nottingham
The Collected Letters of Robert Southey
Supported by the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Imre Szeman
McMaster University
The Eye and the Market: Theories and Practices of the Visual in the Era of Globalization
Supported by the David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Stephen Taylor
University of Reading
Newsletters, Newspapers and News Networks: English Perceptions of Europe in the Late Seventeenth Century
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

David Thiele
Seattle University
Vulgarians at the Gate: Victorian Literature and the Diffusion of Elite Culture
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

James Tierney
University of Missouri-St. Louis
British Periodicals, 1660–1800: An Electronic Index
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Waldemar Zacharasiewicz
University of Vienna
Transatlantic Exchanges: Southern (Fiction) Writers (and Dramatists): Their European Contexts and Reception
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Robert Zaller
Drexel University
Evaluation of the papers and manuscripts of the Stanley Burnshaw Collection
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Linda G. Zatlin
Morehouse College
Aubrey Beardsley and his Circle
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

As part of its 2006–2007 fellowship program, the Harry Ransom Center, with support from The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies, awarded five fellowships to doctoral students to support dissertation research using the Center's collections.

John Gronbeck-Tedesco
The University of Texas at Austin
Reading Revolution: Cuban Politics in the American Cultural Imagination, 1930–1970

Michelle Kaiserlian
Indiana University
Artistic Responses to the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám in Great Britain and the United States, c. 1900–1940

Robert Reginio
University of Massachusetts
Wallace Stevens and Marcel Duchamp: Modernism, Exile and Memory

Alison Shonkwiler
Rutgers University
Finance and the Limits of Fiction: Dreiser, DeLillo, and Abstractions of Capital in Twentieth-Century American Literature

Monica Stufft
University of California, Berkeley
Domesticating Theater Women: Early 20th Century American Performance Communities and Urban Networking

2005–2006 Research Fellowship Recipients

Adedapo Adelugba
University of Ibadan
A Detailed Study of the Amos Tutuola and the Transcription Centre London Archive Manuscripts: A Historical and Critical Exploration
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Hilary Mac Austin
Independent Scholar
John Ellis Palmer, Photographer of Black Galveston
Supported by the David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Gerd Bayer
University of Wisconsin
John Fowles at the Movies
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Arne Bialuschewski
University Kiel
Daniel Defoe and Nathaniel Mist: The Construction of Contrasting Characters
Supported by the Lundell Endowment for the Lundell Library

Paul D. Cannan
University of Minnesota, Duluth
Shakespeare's Poetry, 1640–1866
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mallory Catlett
Independent Scholar
The Littlewood Project
Supported by the British Studies Fellowship

Louis Cellauro
Independent Scholar
At the Origins of Modern Scientific Archaeology: Antoine Desgodets' Les Edifices Antiques de Rome (1682)
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Patrick Cheney
Penn State University
The Oxford Edition of the Collected Works of Edmund Spenser: Collating The Shepheardes Calender
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Ilias Chrissochoidis
Stanford University
From the London Stage to Westminster Abbey: Cultural Mobility of Handel's Oratorios in Britain, 1732-1784
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Bradley D. Clissold
Memorial University
Exchanging Postcards: Vernacular Modernism and the Field of Cultural Reception
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Donald Crafton
University of Notre Dame
Joseph P. Kennedy and the Struggle for Hollywood
Supported by the Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Ellen Crowell
Saint Louis University
Elizabeth Bowen and Eudora Welty: A Communication Spanning Oceans
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Philip Davis
University of Liverpool
A Biography of Bernard Malamud (1914–86)
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Todd DePastino
Independent Scholar
The Man Who Lived his Life Backwards: A Biography of Bill Mauldin
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Carlos L. Dews
Independent Scholar
Brotherman and Sisterwoman: The Friendship of Tennessee Williams and Carson McCullers
Supported by the Hobby Family Foundation Endowment

Terence Dooley
Independent Scholar
Project on Penelope Fitzgerald
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jon Elek
University of London
Hugh Kenner: A Portrait of a Polymath
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Lisa Fluet
Trinity University
Professions for Loose Women: Virginia Woolf, Elizabeth Bowen and Female Intelligence
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Harry O. Garuba
University of Cape Town
Framing Issues and Debates in the Emergence of African Literature
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Vanessa Guignery
University de La Sorbonne
Modes of Replenishment in Julian Barnes's Literary Work
Supported by the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Anna Indych-López
City College of New York
Muralism Without Walls: Rivera, Orozco, and Siqueiros in the United States
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Kimberly Jew
Washington and Lee University
The Modernist Stage of Elmer Rice
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nora Johnson
Swarthmore College
Laughing at Shakespeare: Vaudeville, Burlesque, and America's Shakespeareans
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Maralyn M. Johnston
Independent Scholar
Study of the Artinian Collection
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Catherine Jurca
California Institute of Technology
What the Public Wanted: Hollywood in the Forties
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Annette Kern-Stahler
University Dusseldorf
Occupation, Denazification, and Re-Education in the Historical Consciousness of British Writers
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Yu Liu
Niagara County Community College
The Gardening Aesthetics of Alexander Pope
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Joseph F. Loewenstein
Washington University
Collected Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 1
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

John McIntyre
Trent University, Peterborough
Revisiting Hugh Kenner's Modernism: The Making of a Public Intellectual
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Julia L. Mickenberg
The University of Texas at Austin
Primers on the 'New Russia': American Fantasies of Soviet Childhood, 1931–1948
Supported by the Limited Editions Club Endowment

David L. Miller
University of South Carolina
Collation of First Edition of Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Carol O'Sullivan
University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Diederik Oostdijk
Vrije University
'All Wars are Boyish': American Poetry, Masculinity, and World War II
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Steven Rothman
Independent Scholar
A Literary Biography of Christopher Morley
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Axel Stahler
University Bonn
States of Being Jewish: Post-Colonial Fictions of Diaspora and Israel in Jewish Historical Novels in English since 1945
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

J. H. Stape
Independent Scholar
Life of Joseph Conrad
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Kathleen Thompson
Independent Scholar
John Ellis Palmer, Photographer of Black Galveston
Supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Michele K. Troy
University of Hartford
English and American Authors on the Continent
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Dirk Van Hulle
University of Antwerp
Reconstructing the Genesis of Samuel Beckett's Bilingual Works
Supported by the Cora Maud Oneal Fellowship

Larry Walker
Kyoto Prefectural University
The Program: Bringing Japanese Literature to the West
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Michael Walsh
Eastern Mediterranean University, Gazimagusa
Hanging a Rebel: The Life and Work of C.R.W. Nevinson (1889–1946);
Surviving Modernism: London, the Avant-Garde and the Outbreak of the Great War
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

As part of its 2005–2006 fellowship program, the Harry Ransom Center, with support from The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies, awarded five fellowships to doctoral students to support dissertation research using the Center's collections.

Elizabeth Adams
University of Nottingham
Novels of Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Geneva Gano
University of California, Los Angeles
American Places: Modern Regionalism in the 1920s West

Laresh Jayasanker
The University of Texas at Austin
A Changing Menu: Mass Immigration and the Transformation of American Food and Culture in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945–2005

Sunny Stalter
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Underground Subjects

Matthew Wittmann
University of Michigan
American Popular Culture and the Pacific World in the Nineteenth Century

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

2003–2004 Research Fellowship Recipients

Hilary Mac Austin
Independent Scholar
Hometown America
Supported by the Nikon-David Douglas Duncan Fellowship

Klaus Benesch
University of Bayreuth
Literary Responses to Technological Change in America
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Helen Berry
University of Newcastle
The Print Controversies of John Dunton, 1685-1733
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jonathan Bloom
St. John's College
The V.S. Pritchett–Gerald Brenan Correspondence
Supported by the British Studies Fellowship

Robert Bray
Middle Tennessee State University
Hollywood's Tennessee: Tennessee Williams on Screen
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

William Brockman
Pennsylvania State University
The James Joyce Bibliography
Supported by theClara Pope Willoughby Centennial Fund for Humanities Research Center Development

Flannery Burke
Southern Methodist University
Finding What They Came For: The Mabel Dodge Luhan Circle and the Making of a Modern Place, 1912-1930
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Meaghan Clarke
University of Sussex
The Writing of Art History: Gender, Modernity and Professionalization
Supported by the Cora Maud Oneal Fellowship

Sally Cline
Anglia Polytechnic University
Lillian Hellman and Dashiell Hammett: Rebels, Romantics, Writers. A Joint Biography
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Michael Copp
University of Cambridge
The Letters of Richard Aldington to F. S. Flint
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Luca Crispi
The State University of New York
A Bibliographical Description, Textual Census and Collation of the Final page Proofs of James Joyce's Ulysses
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Chris Dunton
National University of Lesotho
Three Plays by Amos Tutuola: Origins, Themes, Dramatic Strategies
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Brett Gary
Drew University
Defending Modernism: Morris L. Ernst's Struggles Against Intolerance
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Stefano Giannini
Wesleyan University
Italian Intellectuals Outside Italy: Pirandello and the New World
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Christopher Gostick
Independent Scholar
The Life and Work of James Hanley
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Thomas Grieve
Simon Fraser University
Personae: The (Re)Collected Poems of Ezra Pound
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Wendy Grossman
George Washington University
Objectified: Man Ray Photographs African and Oceanic Art
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Anne Helmreich
Texas Christian University
The Modern Landscape in Britain, 1870-1920
Jointly supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship andthe Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Stacey Herbert
University of Tulsa
The James Joyce Bibliography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Christopher Heywood
University of Sheffield
The Victorian Novel in Transition: 1839-1899
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Christopher Innes
York University
Bel Geddes and Modernism/J.B. Priestley and British Society
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Matthew Kinservik
University of Delaware
The Enlightenment After Dark: Sex, Scandal, and Celebrity in the Age of George III
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Andreas Kühne
Ludwig-Maximilians University
Investigations of the Herschel Papers and Preparation of an Edition of Parts of the Unprinted Biographical Material on William Herschel (1738-1822) and Caroline Lucretia Herschel (1750-1848)
Jointly supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

George Lilley
University of Wales Lampeter
Anthony Powell: A Bibliography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Carol MacKay
The University of Texas at Austin
Annie Besant Tells her Own Story: A Critical Edition of her First Autobiography
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Jeanne McCarthy
Oglethorpe University
Monarchs, Playwrights, and the Early Modern Children's Companies
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

David Miller
University of Kentucky
Editing the 1590 Faerie Queene
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Craig Monk
University of Lethbridge
Expatriate American Self-Writing: Autobiography and the Character of Modernism
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Aoife Naughton
Cornell University
The Good Terrorist? Doris Lessing and the Politics of Feminist Fiction
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Mary Neth
University of Missouri
Tapping the Margins: Gender, Race, and the History of Tap Dance Performance
Jointly supported by the Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Reginald Parker
University of Toronto
Analysis of Drafts and Revisions of Tennessee Williams's Sweet Bird of Youth and Period of Adjustment
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Katherine Preston
The College of William & Mary
Against the Grain: English-Language Opera Companies in Late 19th-Century America
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Ryan Roberts
Lincoln Land Community College
Julian Barnes: A Bibliography, 1973–2003
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Christopher Rovee
Stanford University
Project on Table-Games and the Emergence of the Novel as a Literary Genre in the Early Nineteenth Century
Supported by the Limited Editions Club Endowment

Donelle Ruwe
Eastern Illinois University
Opium Addiction in the Works of Sara Coleridge Coleridge
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Brian Sandberg
European University Institute
Bonds of Nobility and the Culture of Revolt: Provincial Nobles and Civil Conflict in Early Modern France, 1610–635
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Frederik Smith
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Research on Samuel Beckett Manuscript, Watt
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jacqueline Vansant
University of Michigan–Dearborn
'He'll Put You in a Dither with his Zither': Marketing Postwar Austria
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Laura Winkiel
Iowa State University
Circuses and Spectacles: Performative Acts in Avant-Garde Manifestoes and Modernism
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

2002–2003 Research Fellowship Recipients

Scott Ashley
University of Newcastle
Early Modernism and the Avant-Garde Salon in London
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Claudia Barnett
Middle Tennessee State University
After Autobiography: Adrienne Kennedy's Alexander Plays
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Rebecca Beasley
University of London
Ezra Pound and the Visual Culture of Modernism
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Megan Benton
Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma
Book Love, Book Lust: The Cultural Erotics of the Elite Book, 1880-1940
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Edward Bishop
University of Alberta
Modernism and the Materialities of the Archive
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Scott Black
Villanova University
History of the Essay in English, 1600-1750
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Mark Bland
Open University, Milton Keynes
Jonson's Visible Signs
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Julie F. Codell
Arizona State University, Tempe
Hands Across the Empire: Empire Cinema in Britain and the U.S., 1930-40
Supported by the Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Lisa Cohen
Independent Scholar
In Their Own Fashion
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Matt Cook
University of Keele
Life-writing, Sex Lives, and the Diaries and Scrapbooks of George Ives
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nicholas Daly
Trinity College, Dublin
Up to Speed: Literature, Technology and Modernization
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Geoffrey V. Davis
University of Aachen
Exiles, Expatriates and Migrants in the Literature of South Africa
Supported by the British Studies Fellowship

Robert L. Dawson
The University of Texas at Austin
Books Across the Channel: Aspects of the French and British Booktrades During the Long Eighteenth Century
Supported by the Cora Maud Oneal Fellowship

Maud Ellmann
King's College Cambridge
Elizabeth Bowen: The Shadow Across the Page
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Philip W. Errington
University of London
John Masefield: A Bibliography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

David J. Getsy
Courtauld Institute of Art
Eric Gill, Inscription, and Actuality: Materiality and Representation in the Theories of English Modernist Sculpture
Supported by the Limited Editions Club Endowment

Richard Greene
University of Toronto
Edith Sitwell: A Life
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Selina Hastings
Independent Scholar
To work on Somerset Maugham papers as part of a critical biography, W. Somerset Maugham
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nancy Henry
Binghamton University
Women and Investment in the Nineteenth Century
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Catherine W. Hollis
Lawrence University
Do-It-Yourself Modernism: Women and Literary Production
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

John Iverson
University of Missouri, Columbia
Research on Voltaire in the Desmond Flower Voltaire Collection
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

J. Gerald Kennedy
Lousiana State University
Inventing America's Narrative: Literary Nationalism in the Age of Poe
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Morine Krissdóttir
Independent Scholar
Examination of the John Cowper Powys manuscripts and family letters in the Powys Collection
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Christopher LeCluyse
The University of Texas at Austin
Pseudo-Jerome, De generibus musicorum in HRHRC Manuscript 29
Jointly supported by the South Central Modern Language Association and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nicolas P. Maffei
Royal College of Art, London
Modernist Design and the Image of the Practical Visionary: Norman Bel Geddes, 1893–1958
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

J.C.C. Mays
University College Dublin
Edition of Yeats-Moore play, Diarmuid and Grania
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Karl Orend
Independent Scholar
Henry Miller in the Wake of the Lost Generation
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Bobbi Owen
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Theatrical Design in the U.S.: The Role of Norman Bel Geddes & the 'New American Stagecraft.'
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Makarand R. Paranjape
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Literary Modernism in India with Special References to R.K. Narayan, Dom Moraes, and Anita Desai
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Roxana Preda
John F. Kennedy Institute
Ezra Pound's Economic Correspondence 1933–1945
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Alan Rauch
Georgia Institute of Technology
Private Reading, Public Knowledge: Science and Popular Discourse in 19th Century Britain
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Lois Rudnick
University of Massachusetts, Boston
New Edition of Alice Corbin Henderson's Red Earth
Supported by the Cora Maud Oneal Fellowship

Kay H. Smith
Appalachian State University
Burgess's Shakespeare: In the Archives
Supported by the Cora Maud Oneal Fellowship

Peter Alexander Swaab
University College London
Editing the Selected Works of Sara Coleridge
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Robert W. Trogdon
Kent State University
Joseph Conrad: A Descriptive Bibliography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Gay Wachman
SUNY, College at Old Westbury
Biography of Sylvia Townsend Warner
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

James G. Watson
University of Tulsa
Peter Matthiessen Archive: The Late Fiction
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

2001–2002 Research Fellowship Recipients

Ava Arndt
University of California at Irvine
The Circulation Novel in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Katherine Bergeron
University of California at Berkeley
Voice Lessons: Science, Education and Song in the Third Republic
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Carroll Parrott Blue
San Diego State University
The Dawn at My Back: A Memoir of a Black Texas Upbringing 1900-2000
Supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Richard Brown
University of Leeds
James Joyce's Personal Reading and Ideas of English Literature
Supported by the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Carlo Caballero
University of Colorado, Boulder
Silence, Echo...A Response to 'What the Sorcerer Said'
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Anne Chisholm
Independent Scholar
Biography of Frances Partridge and a Volume of her Selected letters
Supported by the British Studies Fellowship

Deborah Cohn
Vanderbilt University
Creating the Spanish American Literary Boom: The View from the U.S.
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

José-Luis Colomer
Ciudad Universitaria
An intellectual biography of Virgilio Malvezzi and critical edition of selected letters by him and his correspondents
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Godfried Croenen
University of Liverpool
The Early Manuscripts of Jean Froissart's Chroniques: Production, Patronage and Dissemination
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Ivan Crozier
University College London
The Organisation of Sexual Knowledge in England, 1850-1930
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Lois Cucullu
University of Minnesota
The Female Intellectual and the Modernist Clerisy
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

John B. Culbert
State University of New York at New Paltz
Trespass and Paralysis, Chapter 3: Michel Leiris in Africa
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Elizabeth C. Denlinger
Yeshiva University
The Persistence of the Bawdy: the Comic Erotic in British Culture, 1689–1840
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Alison Ferris
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME
The Ghostly Presence and Haunted Images
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Glenn W. Fetzer
Calvin College, Grand Rapids
Emmanuel Hocquard and the Poets of Littéralité
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Peter John Foss
Independent Scholar
The Diaries of Llewelyn Powys
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

William Grange
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Comedy and Popular Fare on Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century German Language Stages
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Wendy Grossman
National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
African Art Through the Modernist Photographic Lens
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Elizabeth Haas
Research in the Film Collections
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Judy Kutulas
St. Olaf College
Pretty Darn Chic: The American Civil Liberties Union and the Transformation of American Liberalism, 1930–1960
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Jean Marie Lutes
Manhattan College
Stunt Reporters and Sob Sisters: Women Journalists and the Embodiment of Publicity in America
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Patricia Marks
Valdosta State University
Publishing History and Contemporary Reception of the Early Novels of William Babington Maxwell
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Catherine Helen Maxwell
University of London
The Swinburne manuscripts
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Alistair McCleery
Napier University
The Albatross Press/ Albatross Verlag 1931–1948
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Bradford K. Mudge
University of Colorado at Denver
Biography project on Thomas Rowlandson
Supported by the Limited Editions Club Endowment

Christopher Packard
New York University
Masculinity and Desire in Nineteenth-Century Westerns
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Monique Rooney
University of Sydney
Literary Property and Patronage in Early Twentieth Century Biography and Fiction
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Richard L. Saunders
University of Tennessee at Martin
Alfred A. Knopf and the American West
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mark Scroggins
Florida Atlantic University
Louis Zukofsky: Poetry as Autobiography (A Critical Life)
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Leonard V. Smith
Oberlin College
The Embattled Self, Combat, Identity, and the History of the World War I Book in France
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Madeline Sutherland-Meier
The University of Texas at Austin
Antonio Valladares de Sotomayor and the Semanario Erudito
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jeremy Treglown
University of Warwick
V. S. Pritchett (1900–97): A Critical Biography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

David Vander Meulen
University of Virginia
Warren Chappell's Book Designs for Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Diane Waggoner
Yale University Art Gallery
The Invention of Modern Childhood: the Photography of Lewis Carroll and the Victorian Imagination
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Catherine E. Wall
University of California at Riverside
A Letter by Jorge Luis Borges and Ulyses Petit de Murat's Earliest Poetry, c. 1929
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Ronald Wayne Wilson
Independent Scholar
The Best Seat in the House: Karl Hoblitzelle and the Interstate Theatres of Texas
Supported by the Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Steven G. Yao
Ohio State University
Zukofsky's Catullus and the Legacy of Modernist Literary Translation
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

2000–2001 Research Fellowship Recipients

Nathan D. Abrams
University of London
A Significant Journal of Jewish Opinion: Commentary Magazine 1945–1995
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Paula Bartley
University of Wolverhampton
Biography of Emmeline Pankhurst (1858­–1928)
Supported by the British Studies Fellowship

Janis Bergman-Carton
Southern Methodist University
La Revue Blanche
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Liza Black
Cornell University
Picturing Indians: American Indians in Movies, 1941–1960
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Eileen C. Cleere
Simmons College
Dirty Pictures: Art and Victorian Sanitation Reform
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Claire A. Culleton
Kent State University
Anti-Intellectualism, American Politics, and the Radical Literary Left
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Donald C. Dickinson
University of Arizona
John Carter 1905-1975: A Life with Books: A Biographical/Bibliographic Study
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

David L. Gants
University of Georgia
Printing in Jacobean London
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Richard Greene
University of Toronto
Edith Sitwell: A Life
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Suman Gupta
University of Surrey
T.S. Eliot as Editor and Publisher, 1922-1939
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Maroula Joannou
Anglia Polytechnic University
The Rebel Passion: The Woman Writer and The Political
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Geoffrey Lindsay
University of Prince Edward Island
Revision as Re-Vision in the Poetry of Robert Lowell
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Michael S. Macovski
Fordham University
Byron and the End of Authorship: Print Culture, Authorial Attribution, and Designated Readerships
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Gerald H. Moore
Independent Scholar
The Transcription Centre and the Development of African Literature
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Marilyn Morris
University of North Texas
Moral Performances: Monarchy, Commerce, and Theater in Eighteenth-Century England
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Nicholas R. Moschovakis
The University of the South
The Collected Poems of Tennessee Williams
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Rhoda Nathan
Hofstra University
Networking George Bernard Shaw: The Universal Shaw
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nikolai B. Popov
University of Washington
An anthology of twentieth-century poetry in translation
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

David Roessel
Independent Scholar
The Collected Poems of Tennessee Williams
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Victoria Rosner
Texas A&M University
Modernism and the Reinvention of Domestic Life
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Naomi Sawelson-Gorse
Independent Scholar
Louise & Walter Arensberg: A Collective Collectors' Biography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Adam Smyth
The University of Reading
Printed Miscellanies in Early Modern England
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Lady Spender
Independent Scholar
Survey of the Spender Holdings at the Ransom Center
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Goran V. Stanivukovic
Saint Mary's University
Narratives of Sexuality in Popular Prose Fiction in England, 1580-1640
Jointly supported by theAmerican Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the South Central Modern Language Association

Rebecca Steinitz
Ohio Wesleyan University
Nineteenth-Century British Manuscript Diaries
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

John A. Sutherland
University College London
Survey of the Spender Holdings in the Ransom Center
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Edward G. Wakeling
Independent Scholar
The photographs of C.L. Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Ghil'ad Zuckermann
St. Hugh's College
Language Making and Ideology: The Role of Yiddish in 'Revived' Hebrew
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

1999–2000 Research Fellowship Recipients

Serena Anderlini-D'Onofrio
University of Puerto Rico
Desire, Passion, and Fantasy in Lillian Hellman's Plays, Life, and Memoirs
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Bernadette Andrea
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Essays/Tracts/Treatises: A Facsimile Edition of Early Modern Englishwomen's Writing, 1640-1700
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Elizabeth E. Covington
University Of California, Los Angeles
Egotistical Spectator: Rachile (1860-1953) and the Fin-de-Siècle Novel
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Susan Donahue
Sam Houston State University
Transcription, Attribution, and Description of 1643 Commonplace Book
Jointly supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Judith Flanders
Independent Scholar
The Macdonald Sisters: a Biographical Study of Alice Kipling, Georgiana Burne-Jones, Agnes Poynter and Louisa Baldwin
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Robert Franciosi
Grand Valley State University
Building The Wall
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Katharine Gillespie
Miami University of Ohio
Transcription, Attribution, and Description of 1643 Commonplace Book
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Carol P. Grossman
Independent Scholar
Influence of the Limited Editions Club on Twentieth-Century Book Design and Illustration
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Judith Victoria Hawley
University of London
The Circle of Arts and Sciences: Literature and Encyclopedism in the Long Eighteenth Century
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Philip Horne
University College London
Henry James and Others
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Paulina Kewes
The University of Wales
The Performance of History: Theatrical Representations of the Past in Early-Modern England
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Ruth Larson
Texas A&M University
Michel Leiris's L'Afrique fantôme: Translation and variants
Jointly supported by the South Central Modern Language Association and the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Geert Lernout
University of Antwerp Wilrijk
James Joyce & Co.: Collaborative Authorship in Ulysses and Finnegans Wake
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Craig MacKenzie
Rand Afrikaans University
Research towards definitive editions of the works of Herman Charles Bosman
Supported by the British Studies Fellowship

Ed Madden
University of South Carolina
The Poetry of Austin Clarke: History, Sexuality, and Nationalism
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Sylvia Martin
Independent Scholar
Clo Graves, playwright and novelist
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Breon Mitchell
Indiana University Bloomington
A Descriptive Bibliography of the Works of Samuel Beckett
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Anthony Moore
Boston University
Robert Lowell and Revision
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Ezenwa Ohaeto
Alvan Ikoku College
Wole Soyinka, His Life and Times, A Biography: A Life of Drama and the Drama of a Continent
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Barbara Ozieblo
University of Málaga
Biography of Gamel Woolsey and Alyse Gregory
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Reginald Brian Parker
University of Trinity College
Analysis of drafts and revisions of Tennessee Williams' Sweet Bird of Youth, Period of Adjustment, and Night of the Iguana
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Michel W. Pharand
University of Ottawa
Shaw's Plays in French Translation
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Paul Schuyler Phillips
Brown University
The Music of Anthony Burgess
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jeff Rosen
Columbia College
Call of the East: Julia Margaret Cameron's Empire of Photography
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Mark Scroggins
Florida Atlantic University
Louis Zukofsky: A Critical Biography
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Carole Seymour-Jones
Independent Scholar
Biography of Vivienne Haigh Eliot
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Joseph Sherman
University of Witwatersrand
Classifying of Yiddish material in the I. B. Singer Archive
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Ron Sukenick
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Bradford Verter
Princeton University
Dark Star Rising: The Emergence of Modern Occultism, 1800-1950
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Michael John Ware
University of Manchester
Chrysotype: Herschel's Photography in Gold
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Brett Elizabeth Westbrook
Independent Scholar
Rendering the Unspeakable: Lillian Hellman's Political Strategies from Stage to Screen
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Gary Wihl
McGill University
Constitutionalism and American Literary History
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Dolora Chapelle Wojciehowski
The University of Texas at Austin
The Virtual Renaissance Body
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

1998–1999 Research Fellowship Recipients

Kimberly Van Esveld Adams
Rutgers University
Feminism, Celibacy, and Purity
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Rachel Adams
Columbia University
The Queer Fiction of Carson McCullers
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Thomas Carl Austenfeld
Drury College
Ethics and the Representation of Nazi Germany: Katherine Anne Porter, Kay Boyle, Lillian Hellman, and Jean Stafford
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

James Beechey
Independent Scholar
Clive Bell: A Biography
Supported by the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Mark Bevir
University of Newcastle
Annie Besant (1847-1933)
Jointly supported by the British Studies Fellowship and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mark Thornton Burnett
Queen's University of Belfast
Monsters and Prodigies in English Renaissance Drama and Culture
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Ethne Lynn Clarke
DeMontfort University
Circles of Influence: Cecil Pinsent and the Anglo-American renaissance of Italian architecture and landscape design
Supported by the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Lionel Follet
Surrealism and Its Cultural Background
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Lyndall Gordon
St. Hilda's College
T. S. Eliot
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Christina Hauck
Kansas State University
The Sociological and Poetical Works of Marie Stopes
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Christopher David Innes
York University
Designing Society: The Stage and Twentieth-Century America
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Theresa M. Kelley
The University of Texas at Austin
Romantic Botany: Women, Dissenters, and Poets
Jointly supported by theAmerican Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the South Central Modern Language Association

William Davies King,
The University of California, Santa Barbara
The Portrayal of Darkness and Sixth Sense on the 19th-Century English Stage
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Lyle Leverich
Independent Scholar
TENN, the Timeless World of Tennessee Williams
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jerome Meckier
University of Kentucky
Aldous Huxley's American Experience
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Katherine Newey
University of Wollongong
The Theatrical Career of Mary Braddon
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Susan Ohmer
University of Michigan
David Selznick and George Gallup: Hollywood's Use of Opinion Research
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Ian Patterson
King's College
A Critical Biography of John Rodker
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

David Payne
Independent Scholar
Incarnation and Utopia: The Case of Joanna Southcott
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Richard W. Schoch
University of London
'Shake off that ill-timed shake': Nineteenth-century Burlesques of the Bard
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Amilcar Shabazz
University of Alabama
Research on Ross Russell
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Joseph Sherman
University of Witwatersrand
Classifying of Yiddish material in the I. B. Singer Archive
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Brian Robert Singleton
Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College, Dublin
Exoticism and the European Theatre
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nancy C. Tischler
The Pennsylvania State University
The Selected Letters of Tennessee Williams
Supported by the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

David Harold Walker
University of Sheffield
A Study of André Gide's Letters to Eugène Rouart
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Eileen H. Warburton
Independent Scholar
John Fowles: A Biography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

1997–1998 Research Fellowship Recipients

Trudy Balch
Independent Scholar
Found in Translation: The Life and Influence of Harriet de Onis.
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Barbara Benedict
Trinity College
The Uses of Curiosity in Early Modern Literature
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Frank Bongiorno
Australian National University
Bernard O'Dowd and Australian Culture: A Biographical Study
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Douglas Bruster
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Robert Joyner's Itis: A Textual Edition
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Barbara Coeyman
West Virginia University
The Context of Jean-Georges Noverre's Call for Reform: Opera and Theater in Paris at the End of the Eighteenth Century
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Stephen J. Cross
Independent Scholar
Julian Huxley: The Biologist as Literary Intellectual
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Albert J. Devlin
University of Missouri-Columbia
The Selected Letters of Tennessee Williams
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Gary R. Dyer
Idaho State University
The Sexual Politics of 'Chivalry' in the Early Nineteenth Century
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Julia English Early
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Representing Modernity, Class, and Gender: The Edwardians and Dr. Crippen
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Shirley Foster
University of Sheffield
Gaskell: A Literary Life
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Pamela A. Genova
University of Oklahoma
Symbolist Journals: The Hidden Dynamic
Jointly supported by the South Central Modern Language Association and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Geraldine Heng
The University of Texas at Austin
Empire of Magic: Medieval Romance & the Politics of Cultural Fantasy
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Peter Levine
Michigan State University
'Attention Must be Paid:' Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman and the American Century
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Beth E. Luey
Arizona State University
Serious Nonfiction since World War II
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Ian MacKillop
University of Sheffield
Henri-Pierre Roché, François Truffaut and the Hart Sisters
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Hena Maes-Jelinek
University of Liège
Wilson Harris's Concept of 'Infinite Rehearsal'
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Steven May
Georgetown College
Bibliography and First-Line Index of English Verse, 1559-1603
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

David Mayer
University of Manchester
Reading Victorian and Edwardian Theatrical Photographs
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Linda H. Peterson
Yale University
Becoming a Woman Author: The Shape of Professional Lives in 19th-Century Britain
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

John Daniel Ripley
McGill University
The Merchant of Venice: On Stage in England and America 1597–1997
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jeff Rosenheim
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, The Poetics of Direct Observation, and the Relationship between James Agee and Walker Evans
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Carol Loeb Shloss
West Chester University
To Dance in the Wake: The Lives and Work of Lucia Joyce and James Joyce
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Susan Spencer
University of Central Oklahoma
Classical Ideology
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Hugh Wilford
Middlesex University
The Cultural Cold War in Britain: British and American Intellectuals on the Non-Communist Left, 1945-1960
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Timothy Stephen Woods
University of Wales
(Post) Modernist Poetics: Ethics and Politics in Modern and Contemporary American Poetry
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Adrian Wright
Independent Scholar
John Lehmann: A Biography
Supported by the British Studies Fellowship

Linda G. Zatlin
Morehouse College
Aubrey Beardsley: The Catalogue Raisonné
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

1996–1997 Research Fellowship Recipients

James D. Alsop
McMaster University
The Archival Revolution in British History and Biography, 1870–1895
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Claire Hoertz Badaracco
Marquette University
The Book as Print Commodity: Publicity and Design
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Avis Berman
Independent Scholar
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Bruce Clarke
Texas Tech University
The Allegory of Thermodynamics
Jointly supported by the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund and the South Central Modern Language Association

Thomas J. Cousineau
Washington College
Bilingual variorum edition of Samuel Beckett's Malone Meurt/ Malone Dies
Supported by the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Susan Croft
Manchester Metropolitan University
...Also Wrote Plays: An International Women Playwrights Sourcebook
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

David F. George
Urbana University
A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare's Coriolanus
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Paula Gillett
San Jose State University
Musical Women in England: 1850s Through the 1920s
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Richard Glotzer
State University College
C. Hartley Grattan, Carnegie Philanthropy and the Expansion of American Influence into Australia and New Zealand, 1936–1950
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

David Hayman
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Transcribing the Manuscript and Analyzing the Genetics of Samuel Beckett's Watt
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Steven F. Joseph
University of Liege
Photographically Illustrated Publications of the Nineteenth Century: An Annotated International Bibliography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jan Marsh
Independent Scholar
Life and Work of Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Ira B. Nadel
University of British Columbia
Louis Zukofsky: A Biography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Edouard Magessa O'Reilly
Memorial University of Newfoundland
The Complete Bilingual Works of Samuel Beckett: Comment C'est and Molloy
Supported by the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Victoria C. Olsen
Independent Scholar
Julia Margaret Cameron Biography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Kyle Roderick
Independent Scholar
In the Fleeting Hand of Time: The Authorized Biography of Gregory Corso
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Benita Stoney
Independent Scholar
Biography of Anne Bridge and Owen O'Malley
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Richard Swigg
Keele University
Charles Tomlinson: The Evolution of the Poems
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Martin Taylor
Imperial War Museum
Biography of John Lehmann
Supported by the British Studies Fellowship

Dennis Welland
University of Manchester
War Poetry of Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, and Edmund Blunden
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

1995–1996 Research Fellowship Recipients

Edward Bishop
University of Alberta
Re-Producing Modernism: Little Magazines and Small Presses
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Virginia S. Carr
Georgia State
Paul Bowles: A Life
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Sally Cline
Cambridge University
Radclyffe Hall: A Proposed Biography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Stefan Collini
Cambridge University
The Literary Critic as Intellectual in Twentieth-Century Braitain
Supported by the British Studies Fellowship

Dorothy Jane Driver
University of Cape Town
Olive Schreiner's From Man to Man
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Stephen Gray
Independent Scholar
Editing William Bosman's Willemsdorp
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Dominic Hibberd
Independent Scholar
Harold Monro: A Biography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

M. Alison Kibler
University of Wisconsin–Green Bay
Gender and Cultural Hierarchy on the Keith Vaudeville Circuit, 1890–1925
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Brooke Kroeger
Independent Scholar
A Biography of Fannie Hurst
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Sarah MacDougall
National Portrait Gallery
A Critical Biography of Mark Gertler
Supported by the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Jane Marcus
The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Nancy Cunard and the African Diaspora
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

William Maxwell
University of Illinois
The "New Negro" and the "Old Life": Interracial Radicalism and Modern American Literature, 1918-1940
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Brian May
University of North Texas
Modernism, the Salon, and the Literary Patroness
Jointly supported by the South Central Modern Language Associationand the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Heather McPherson
University of Alabama at Birmingham
The Imaging of Sarah Bernhardt
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Alexander Pettit
University of North Texas
A Critical Edition of Defoe's Compleat English Gentleman
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

S. P. Rosenbaum
University of Toronto
A Literary History of Georgian Bloomsbury
Supported by the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

John Schuster-Craig
Webster University
The Genesis of Sir Michael Tippett's Mature Style
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

M. J. Stannard
University of Leicester
Biography of Muriel Spark
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Michael Stapleton
Stephen F. Austin University
A Critical Old-Spelling Edition of Thomas Heywood's PVBLII OVIDII NASONIS DE ARTE AMANDI: Or, The Art of Loue (c. 1625)
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Richard D. Taylor
Universitat Bayreuth
A Variorum Edition of The cantos of Ezra Pound
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Hans Turley
University of Washington
Piracy, Sexuality and Identity in the Age of Defoe
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Julia A. Walker
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Origins of Expressionism on the American Stage
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

1994–1995 Research Fellowship Recipients

Bert Almon
University of Alberta
The Personal Nexus in British Writers of the 1930s
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Christopher Ames
Agnes Scott College
Hollywood Fictions
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Antony Atkins
University of Alberta
The early works of D. H. Lawrence
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mary Bryden
University of Reading
Samuel Beckett and the Idea of God
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Ralph M. Coury
Fairfield University
Paul Bowles
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Sandra Donaldson
University of North Dakota
Elizabeth Barret Browning
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jay Gertzman
Mansfield University
The distribution and prosecution of erotic literature in America in the 1920s and 30s
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jan Gorak
University of Denver
Civilization from Outside: A Study of the Migration of an Idea
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Patricia Hubbard
Independent Scholar
Ruth Robertson
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

William Huseman
The University of Oklahoma
The Phantasmagoria of Heresy
Jointly supported by the South Central Modern Language Association and the Ransom Center

Craig Kallendorf
Texas A&M University
Aldus Manutius
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Joseph Kelly
College of Charleston
James Joyce's literary reputation
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mark Kinkead-Weekes
University of Kent at Canterbury
The Cambridge Biography of D. H. Lawrence
Supported by the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Jayne Marek
Pacific Lutheran University
Women Editors of the "Little" Magazines, 1912–1933
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

John Pitcher
The Folger Shakespeare Library
Complete Poetry and Drama of Samuel Daniel: A Critical Edition for OUP
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Martin Taylor
A Biography of John Lehman
Supported by the British Studies Fellowship

Roger Taylor
National Museum of Photography, Film & Television
Paper to Paper
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Kevin Tierney
University of California
Biography of Robert Graves
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Dennis Welland
University of Manchester
Wilfred Owen
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Norman White
University College
Hopkins Decanonised
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

1993–1994 Research Fellowship Recipients

Nan Bowman Albinski
Australian Literary Manuscripts in America
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

James D. Alsop
British Espionage, Propaganda, and Political Intrigue in the Was of the Spanish Succession
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nigel Aston
The Counter-Enlightenment Response to Voltaire in Britain and France
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Lauren Berlant
The Female Complaint
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Avis Berman
Whistler and the World of Letters
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Rose Marie Burwell
Ernest Hemingway, the Postwar Years, and the Posthumous Fiction: A Critical Biography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Roseanne V. Camacho
Toward A Biography: Investigation of the Evelyn Scott Manuscripts
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

James A. Davies
A Reference Companion to Dylan Thomas
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Richard Greene
The Letters of Edith Sitwell: A New Selection
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Christa Jansohn
D. H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Shawn Lisa Maurer
Proposing Men: Dialectics of Gender and Class in the Eighteenth-Century English Periodical
Jointly supported by the South Central Modern Language Association and the Ransom Center

Elaine Mencher
T. F. Powys
Supported by the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Lois More Overbeck and Martha Fehsenfeld
The Correspondence of Samuel Beckett
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Richard F. Patteson
Study of fiction wriers from the English-speaking Caribbean
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Alexander Pettit
A Various Opposition: History and Rhetoric in the War on Walpole
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Ransom Center

Marion Elizabeth Rodgers
H. L. Mencken: A Life
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Jan Schall
Physics, Faith, and Frau: The Case of Spirit Photography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jeffrey Segall
T. S. Eliot, Morris Ernst, and the Making of James Joyce's Reputation
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Scott Simpkins
The Heresy of Phantasmagoria
Jointly supported by the South Central Modern Language Association and the Ransom Center

Daniel Woolf
The Origins of Modern Historical Culture: The Perception and Representation of the Past in England, 1550–1730
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Ransom Center

1992–1993 Research Fellowship Recipients

Support for the first fellowships was provided by the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Endowment, the South Central Modern Language Association, and general operating funds of the Ransom Center.

Michael Collie
Research on Evelyn Waugh

Thomas Dukes
Research on Elizabeth Bowen

Lesley A. Hall
Research on British Sexology

Melanie Hawthorne
Research on George Rachilde

Kevin Tierny
Research on Robert Graves

Ian McKillop
Research on F. R. Leavis

Lawrence S. Rainey
Research on T. S. Eliot

1991–1992 Research Fellowship Recipients

Support for the first fellowships was provided by the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Endowment, the South Central Modern Language Association, and general operating funds of the Ransom Center.

John David Bradshaw
Research on Aldous Huxley

Wayne K. Chapman
Research on W. B. Yeats

Allen Hibbard
Research on Paul Bowles

Michael Cohen
Research in the Helmut and Alison Gernsheim Collection

William Levin
Research on Eighteenth- and Early-Nineteenth-Century England

1990–1991 Research Fellowship Recipients

Support for the first fellowships was provided by the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Endowment, the South Central Modern Language Association, and general operating funds of the Ransom Center.

Christopher J. Ackerly
Research on Samuel Beckett

D. H. W. Dickson
Research on C. P. Snow

Jane K. Dressler
Research on James Agee

Marla Kalnins
Research on D. H. Lawrence

Leonard J. Leff
Research on Theater Arts

Sumie Okada
Research on Edmund Blunden

Ian Small
Research on Oscar Wilde

Michael Timko
Research on George Bernard Shaw