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115. Early American Temporalities

Saturday, 3 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Public Garden, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Division on American Literature to 1800

Presiding: Timothy Sweet, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown

1. "End Times or Mean Times: Puritans and the Millennium," Nan Goodman, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder

2. "Colonial Geomyths: Edward Taylor and Cotton Mather Disagree about the Age of a Giant," Amy M. E. Morris, Univ. of Cambridge

3. "Crèvecoeur's Epistolary Time," Thomas Michael Allen, Univ. of Ottawa

4. "'The Mischief That Awaits Us': Haiti, Temporality, and the Early United States Novel, 1800–20," Duncan F. Faherty, Queens Coll., City Univ. of New York


Subject:

  • American Literature – Before 1900

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