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53. Death and/of the Author: Posthumous Publication

Tuesday, 5 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 615, WSCC

Program arranged by the Division on Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Presiding: Augusta Rohrbach, Washington State Univ., Pullman

1. "Posthumous Authorship and Poetry Editing in Nineteenth-Century America," Melissa K. White, Univ. of Virginia

2. "Reanimating the Corpse: R. M. Bird's Sheppard Lee and the Problems of Posthumous Publication," Sari Altschuler, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York

3. "Textual Identity, Textual Amnesia: The Author as Fluid Text and the Editing of Billy Budd," John Bryant, Hofstra Univ.


  • American Literature – Before 1900

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