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Tuesday, 28 December

332. Literary Name Creation and Naming Patterns

7:15–8:30 p.m., 304, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the American Name Society

Presiding: Lynn Westney, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

1. “Proper Nomothetes: The Relation between Name and Name Giver in Antiquity and the Renaissance,” Sabrina Ovan, Univ. of Southern California

2. “Six Literary Functions of Name Play in J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter Books,” Alleen Pace Nilsen, Arizona State Univ., Tempe

3. “Between Myth and Mississippi: Names in Eudora Welty’s Losing Battles (1970),” Nassim Winnie Balestrini, Johannes Gutenberg-Universit├Ąt

Respondent: Lynn Westney

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