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Friday, 28 December

223. What’s a Feminist to Do with Melville?

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Toronto, Hyatt Regency

Program arranged by the Melville Society

Presiding: Charlene Avallone, Kailua, HI

1. “Sinister Badges of Womanhood, Blackness, and Homosexuality in Melville’s Redburn,” Heather Levy, Wright State Univ.

2. “Sentimentalism and the Problem of Incest in Melville’s Pierre and Maria McIntosh’s Violet,” Virginia Engholm, Univ. of Kentucky

3. “Toward a Feminist Reading of Herman Melville’s Stories about the Material Conditions of Writing,” Rodrigo Andrés, Universitat de Barcelona

Respondent: Ellen M. Weinauer, Univ. of Southern Mississippi

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