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Friday, 30 December

767. Writing Thoreau’s Life: Circulating Myth and Memory

1:45–3:00 p.m., Kennedy, Marriott

Program arranged by the Thoreau Society

Presiding: Sandy Harbert Petrulionis, Penn State Univ., Altoona

1. “The Myth of Concord; or, Thoreau the Scapegoat,” Ivan Grabovac, Univ. of British Columbia

2. “Alternative Fruits: Tints of a Postgendered Thoreau,” Ruffin Bailey, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia

3. “The Text of Thoreau’s Death,” Audrey Raden, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York

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