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635. Melville Occupies Wall Street

Monday, 5 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Beacon A, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Melville Society

Presiding: Samuel Otter, Univ. of California, Berkeley

1. "Occupation as Opposition: Bartleby and the Spatialization of Power," Daniel Boscaljon, Univ. of Iowa

2. "Old Combustibles: Melville, Guy Fawkes, and the 'Unlikely' Face of Protest," Steven Bellomy, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia

3. "The Limits of Dissent in Herman Melville's 'The House-Top,'" Eric Norton, Marymount Univ.


Subject:

  • American Literature – Before 1900

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