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Saturday, 08 January

518. Aesthetic Narration in Nineteenth-Century America

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Olympic II, J. W. Marriott

Program arranged by the Graduate Student Caucus

Presiding: Rebeccah Bechtold, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

1. “‘The Gaze and the Gut’: Aesthetic Narration at the Level of the Body,” Lauren Klein, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York

2. “‘She Sings Herself’: Jenny Lind and P. T. Barnum’s Gallery of Wonders,” Rebeccah Bechtold

3. “‘A Very Singular Work’: Sophia Hawthorne’s Anxiety of Originality,” Christa Vogelius, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Respondent: Paul Gilmore, California State Univ., Long Beach

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