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Saturday, 08 January

428. The Politics of Realism in Popular Narratives

8:30–9:45 a.m., Diamond Salon 6, J. W. Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Popular Culture

Presiding: Jessica Wilton, Carnegie Mellon Univ.

1. “Common People: Realism, Class Difference, and the Male Domestic Sphere in Nick Hornby’s Collision with Britpop,” John McCombe, Univ. of Dayton

2. “Representing Realism: The Wire’s Critique of Authenticity,” Colby D. Nelson, Saint Mary’s Coll., MD

3. “History and Realism in the Films of John Sayles,” David R. Shumway, Carnegie Mellon Univ.

Respondent: Jessica Wilton

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