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Monday, 29 December

474. Global Histories of Prose Fiction? Enactments

10:15–11:30 a.m., Nob Hill D, Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Prose Fiction

Presiding: Nicholas Dames, Columbia Univ.

1. “Network and Narrative: Global Novels and the Six-Degrees Myth,” Paul Benzon, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

2. “The Chronotope of Dystopic Consumption: A Case of Global Literary Synergy,” I. Laura Hetel, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

3. “Gendered Global Histories of Postcolonial Loss and Asian American Mourning in Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Namesake,” Lavina D. Shankar, Bates Coll.

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