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Tuesday, 29 December

455. Malevolent Metafiction: Good Books Gone Bad

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 405, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Children’s Literature Association

Presiding: Jordana Hall, Texas A&M Univ., Commerce

1. “Undermining the Malevolent Master Narrative by Modes of Narrative in Children’s Fiction,” Christine Wilkie-Stibbs, Univ. of Warwick

2. “Pick Your Poison: Malevolent Metafiction’s Power to Spark Meta-Awareness and Subvert Indoctrination,” Michelle Pirkle, Texas A&M Univ., Commerce

3. “Voldemort versus Mr Bunnsy: Degrees of Metafictive Danger in J. K. Rowling and Terry Pratchett,” Karin E. Westman, Kansas State Univ.

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