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Friday, 07 January
226. Narrating Past, Present, and Future: Doris Lessing and Margaret Atwood
10:15–11:30 a.m., Platinum Salon I, J. W. Marriott
Program arranged by the Doris Lessing Society and the Margaret Atwood Society
Presiding: Tonya M. Krouse, Northern Kentucky Univ.
1. “Engendering Utopia and Dystopia: Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale and Oryx and Crake, Lessing’s The Marriages between Zones Three, Four, and Five,” Earl G. Ingersoll, State Univ. of New York, Brockport
2. “The Puppets Jerk to Their Invisible Strings: Performances of Oryx and Emily in Memoirs of a Survivor and Oryx and Crake,” Lynda Hall, Univ. of Calgary
3. “Fables for Tomorrow from Today in the Speculative Fables of Doris Lessing and Margaret Atwood,” Virginia Tiger, Rutgers Univ., Newark
Respondent: Tomoko Kuribayashi, Univ. of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
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