Alex Zwerdling (NHC Fellow, 1992–93)
Improvised Europeans: American Literary Exptriates and the Anglo-Saxon Legacy
University of California, BerkeleyReturn to All Fellows
Fellowship Work Summary, 1992–93
Alex Zwerdling wrote three chapters on Henry James and revised five others for Improvised Europeans: American Literary Expatriates and the Anglo-Saxon Legacy, to be published by Basic Books. He also completed "The European Capitals of American Literature" (The Wilson Quarterly, 1993). "Anglo-Saxon Panic: The Turn-of-the-Century Response to 'Alien' Immigrants," a lecture he gave at the National Humanities Center, was published in the Winter 1993 issue of the Center's journal Ideas.