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Saturday, 29 December

551. Poe and Ideology

3:30–4:45 p.m., Columbian, Hyatt Regency

Program arranged by the Poe Studies Association

Presiding: Gerard Anthony McGowan, United States Military Acad.

1. “Ravel and ‘The Raven’: The Realization of an Inherited Aesthetic in Bolero,” Michael Lanford, Western Carolina Univ.

2. “Poe and Ideological Anamorphosis: Sentimentalism and Masculine Violence in ‘The Black Cat,’” Sean Kelly, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York

3. “Unwinnable Wars, Unspeakable Fears: Why Poe Wrote ‘The Man That Was Used Up,’” J. Gerald Kennedy, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge

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