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Saturday, 27 December

26. “Oh Christ!”: Reception of Doris Lessing, Nobel Laureate

3:30–4:45 p.m., Union Square 11, Hilton

Program arranged by the Doris Lessing Society

Presiding: Judith Kegan Gardiner, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

1. “‘Justice,’ ‘Loyalty,’ and Doris Lessing’s Nobel Acceptance Speech,” Alice Rachel Ridout, Leeds Metropolitan Univ.

2. “Blogging and Blugging: A Cultural Interpretation of Lessing’s Nobel Speech,” Sandra Singer, Univ. of Guelph

3. “Grumpy, Blunt, or Truculent? Lessing as Nobel Laureate,” Virginia Tiger, Rutgers Univ., Newark

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