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Saturday, 08 January

475. Literature and Economic Crisis

10:15–11:30 a.m., Plaza I, J. W. Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Presiding: Samuel Otter, Univ. of California, Berkeley

1. “Downturn: Catharine Sedgwick, National Finance, and the Limits of Sentiment,” María Carla Sánchez, Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro

2. “Money, Jews, and Anxiety in Antebellum Sensationalism,” David John Anthony, Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale

3. “The Failure of Walden,” Gavin Jones, Stanford Univ.

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