Peter Lurie, 2009–2010 | National Humanities Center

Peter Lurie (NHC Fellow, 2009–10)

Project Title

American Obscurantism

University of Richmond

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2009–10

Peter Lurie made progress on his book American Obscurantism: History and the Visual in American Literature and Film. He also wrote "Inside and Outside Southern Whiteness: Film Viewing, the Frame, and the Racing of Space in Yoknapatawpha" for Faulkner and Whiteness (University Press of Mississippi) and "Faulkner's Literary Historiography: Color, Photography, and the Accessible Past" for a special issue of Philological Quarterly (2011) on "New Southern Studies/New Modernist Studies."