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468. Writing Wrongs: Literature and Human Rights in the Eighteenth Century

Sunday, 11 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Old Town, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

Presiding: Ramesh Mallipeddi, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York

1. "'Je fus un spectacle bien touchant': Synesthetic Tableaux of Suffering in the French Novel of Sensibility," Tali Zechory, Harvard Univ.

2. "Liberté, Egalité, Sentimentalité: Olympe de Gouges's The Forced Vows and Former Prelate as Vindication of the Rights of Woman," Cecilia Feilla, Marymount Manhattan Coll.

3. "Justice and Judgment in Frankenstein," Melissa J. Ganz, Marquette Univ.

For abstracts, write to ramesh.mallipeddi@hunter.cuny.edu after 15 Dec.


Subjects:

  • Comparative Literature – Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

  • British Literature – Late Eighteenth Century

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