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269. Deliver Us to Normal: Children's Literature and the Midwest

Saturday, 10 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Los Angeles–Miami, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the Children's Literature Association

Presiding: Katharine Slater, Pacific Lutheran Univ.

1. "The American Urban Jungle: Tarzan of the Apes and Chicago," Michelle Ann Abate, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

2. "Coming of Age in a Divided City: Navigating Chicago Cultures in Sandra Cisneros's Poetic Bildungsroman and Veronica Roth's Dystopian Fiction," Suzanne Hopcroft, Yale Univ.

3. "When Myth Becomes Truth: Adolescent Identity in Depression-Era Kansas," Jill Coste, San Diego State Univ.

4. "Environmental Conservation and Racial Purity in the Fiction of Gene Stratton-Porter," Sarah Clere, The Citadel


Subject:

  • General Literature – Children's Literature

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