Alex Zwerdling (NHC Fellow, 1992–93)

Project Title

Improvised Europeans: American Literary Exptriates and the Anglo-Saxon Legacy

University of California, Berkeley

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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.