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Saturday, 08 January

519. Modernist Wilde

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Diamond Salon 2, J. W. Marriott

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

Presiding: Joseph Eugene Bristow, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

1. “Prevarications of the Modern: Wilde’s Lying Messianism,” Jason Willwerscheid, Univ. of California, Irvine

2. “Hanging with Wilde: The Modernist Prisons of Nietzsche and Wilde,” Elizabeth Richmond-Garza, Univ. of Texas, Austin

3. “Wilde as Masked Precursor: The Artist as Critic, Revenger, and Thief,” John Paul Riquelme, Boston Univ.

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