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28. 1914 in 2014: Body of War

Saturday, 9 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., McHenry, Chicago Marriott

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

Presiding: Elizabeth Outka, Univ. of Richmond; Jane F. Thrailkill, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

1. "Civilians and Bodies," Sarah Cole, Columbia Univ.

2. "'My Hands Were Loath and Cold': Wounding, Feeling, and Fragility in World War I Literature," Santanu Das, Univ. of London, King's Coll.

3. "Saving Face: World War I, Plastic Surgery, and the Modern Beauty Revolution," David M. Lubin, Wake Forest Univ.

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  • American Literature – Twentieth Century

  • British Literature – General

  • British Literature – Twentieth Century

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