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700. Eighteenth-Century Reconfigurations: Redistributing Knowledge

Thursday, 8 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., University, Sheraton

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

Presiding: David Washington, Miami Univ., Oxford

1. "Fortune Mongers or Heroic Traders? Representations of the Empire in the Eighteenth-Century English Public Sphere," Nida Sajid, Univ. of Western Ontario

2. "Pneumatology and Rhetoric: Redistributing Knowledge about Mind and Motion," Sara Landreth, Univ. of Ottawa

3. "The Comet of 1680–81: Reconfiguring the Sky," Claire B. Goldstein, Miami Univ., Oxford

4. "The Child's Slave: Representations of Phillis Wheatley in Juvenile Literature," Lucia Hodgson, Texas A&M Univ., College Station


Subject:

  • Comparative Literature – Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

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