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  • Mellon awardee explores Shoah’s place in English lit

    By Tom Tugend

    April 26, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    America's richest prize in the humanities, worth $1.5 million, has been awarded to the scholarly son of a Swedish American carpenter for a three-year project on the impact of the Holocaust on American literature.

    In a study that is far more than ivory-tower research, Eric J....