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Saturday, 30 December

683. Objects as Matter

10:15–11:30 a.m., Tubman, Loews

Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

Presiding: Thomas P. Di Piero, Univ. of Rochester

1. “The Clever Automata and Other Subversive Things: Technological Inventions in Revolutionary Fiction,” Julia V. Douthwaite, Univ. of Notre Dame

2. “Spleen Matters; or, Medical Science, Melancholy, and the Objects of Sublime Poetry,” Richard A. Barney, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York

3. “Objects That Matter,” Rajani Sudan, Southern Methodist Univ.

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