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Thursday, 30 December

737. Dickens and Accounting: Numbers, Realism, and the Keeping of the Books

1:45–3:00 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon L, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Dickens Society

Presiding: Janice Carlisle, Yale Univ.

1. “The Books of Love: Dickens and Matrimonial Accounting,” Thad Logan, Rice Univ.

2. “A Comprehensive Etcetera: How to Count People in Dickens,” Hilary Schor, Univ. of Southern California

3. “Minute and Intricate Calculations: Dickens’s Ages of Consent,” Helena Michie, Rice Univ.

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