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Saturday, 29 December

633. Empathy and Nation in the Nineteenth Century

9:00–10:15 p.m., Parlor E, Sheraton Chicago

A special session

Presiding: Mary-Catherine Harrison, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

1. “Can One Empathize with a Nation?” Fritz Breithaupt, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

2. “‘Do Ye Hear the Children Weeping?’: Apostrophe and the Responsibilities of a Nation,” Mary-Catherine Harrison

3. “The Geography of Narrative Empathy: Hardy’s Creation of the Citizen-Surveyor,” Eve C. Sorum, Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston

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