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Saturday, 08 January

647. Literature and Sound

5:15–6:30 p.m., Plaza III, J. W. Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Literature and Other Arts

Presiding: Amitava Kumar, Vassar Coll.

1. “The Vectorized Self: From Space to Sound in Joan Didion’s Play It As It Lays,” J. D. Connor, Yale Univ.

2. “Echo and the Siren’s Song: Ann Petry’s On Saturday the Siren Sounds at Noon,” Jennifer Stoever-Ackerman, Binghamton Univ., State Univ. of New York

3. “Ecstatic Time: The Syncopated Form of Holleran’s Dancer from the Dance,” Matt Bell, Bridgewater State Coll.

4. “Records, Race, and Rape in Wright and Ellison,” Erich Nunn, Auburn Univ., Auburn

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