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35. Fantasizing Stardom

Sunday, 3 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Liberty C, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Division on Psychological Approaches to Literature

Presiding: Anna Kornbluh, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

1. "The Emotional Life of Stardom: On- and Offscreen Intimacies," Virginia L. Blum, Univ. of Kentucky

2. "The Abjection of Lina Lamont: The Fantasy of the (Non)Speaking Star in Singin' in the Rain," Alan Nadel, Univ. of Kentucky

3. "The Stars Down Below," Richard T. Rodríguez, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana


  • General Literature – Film, Television, and Other Media

  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

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