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Saturday, 30 December

770. Domestic Violence in Literature through the Centuries

1:45–3:00 p.m., Jefferson, Loews

Program arranged by Women in German

Presiding: Vera Kauder, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago; Helga W. Kraft, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

1. “Mylord, Sie zerreißen mein Herz: Domestic Violence and the Founding of a Women’s Literature in La Roche and Sagar,” Mary A. Elliott-Peters, Univ. of Pennsylvania

2. “Domestic Violence and the Age of Enlightenment: The Abuse of Women and the Political Agenda of Female Authors around 1800,” Maya Gerig, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

3. “Domestic Violence and Abuse in Grillparzer,” Dagmar C. G. Lorenz, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

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