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346. Eat Your Vegetables (before They Eat You!): Plants in Fiction and Culture

Sunday, 4 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Beacon D, Sheraton

Program arranged by the College English Association

Presiding: Randy Laist, Goodwin Coll.

1. "'Myself, As of Some Plant': American Pantheism, Decentralized Consciousness, and Disindividuation," Richard Hardack, Berkeley, CA

2. "The Wheat Strikes Back: Capitalism and Nature in Frank Norris's Epic of Wheat," Kathryn Dolan, Missouri Univ. of Science and Tech.

3. "From Corn-u-copia to Corn-o-phobia: How an American Symbol of Humility Became a Powerful Symbol of Horror," Lorraine Burdett, Univ. of New South Wales


Subject:

  • American Literature – General

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