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Saturday, 30 December

759. Galdós and the Poetics of Objects

1:45–3:00 p.m., Washington A, Loews

Program arranged by the International Association of Galdós Scholars

Presiding: John H. Sinnigen, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County

1. “Why the Face of the Voice Is in the Hand: The Poetics of Objects in Galdós and Henry James,” Harriet Stevens Turner, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln

2. “Fetishism of the Commodity: Galdós’s Interpretation of the Capitalist Discourse of the Bourgeoisie in Fortunata y Jacinta,” Sarah P. H. Sierra, James Madison Univ.

3. “Love’s Descent into Melancholy: Erotic Love and Romantic Idea in Tristana,” Saundra Tara Weiss, Kingsborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York

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