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677. Western American Transgressions: Crossing Geographical and Literary Forms

Thursday, 8 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 304, WSCC

Program arranged by the Western Literature Association

Presiding: Alexander J. Hunt, West Texas A&M Univ.

1. "Nervous Bodies and Unsettled Borders: Transgressive Citizenship in Edith Eaton's West," Jennifer S. Tuttle, Univ. of New England

2. "Heterotopia in Forming Identity: The American Southwest in Willa Cather's Death Comes for the Archbishop," Martha (Max) Jane Despain, United States Air Force Acad.

3. "'Reinvent America and the World': City Lights Bookstore, Literary Transgression, and the Cultivation of Subversive Space," Gioia Woods, Northern Arizona Univ.

4. "'If the Indians Won, It Probably Wouldn't Be a Western': Attacking the Horse Opera in Contemporary Native American and First Nations Writing," Johannes Fehrle, Univ. of British Columbia


Subject:

  • American Literature – General

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