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755. Contested Receptions: The Battle of the Books as Battles over Books

Wednesday, 6 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Beacon G, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Reception Study Society

Presiding: James L. Machor, Kansas State Univ.

1. "Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey: Between Failure and Critique," Philip Goldstein, Univ. of Delaware, Wilmington

2. "Mark Twain's Early Reception in Nineteenth-Century America," James L. Machor

3. "The Kinetic of Reception: Justice Woolsey and Joyce's Ulysses," Amy L. Blair, Marquette Univ.


  • General Literature – History of the Book, Reception Theory, Comparison with Other Media, and Performance

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