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380. Dating New Historicism

Sunday, 4 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Republic Ballroom, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Division on Late-Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century American Literature

Presiding: Brad Evans, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

Speakers: June Howard, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Eric William Lott, Univ. of Virginia; Walter Benn Michaels, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago; Alan Trachtenberg, Yale Univ.; Kenneth W. Warren, Univ. of Chicago

Session Description:

This roundtable is designed to consider the significance of new-historicist approaches to American literature by bringing together a group of its most prominent practitioners and theorists to discuss their own early work.


Subject:

  • American Literature – Before 1900

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