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Saturday, 29 December

563. The Drame Bourgeois at 250

3:30–4:45 p.m., Superior B, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Division on Eighteenth-Century French Literature

Presiding: Caroline E. Weber, Barnard Coll.

1. “Contextualizing Diderot’s Dramatic Theory,” Nicholas D. Paige, Univ. of California, Berkeley

2. “The Politics of Spectatorship: Diderot, Rousseau, and Rétif on the Drame Bourgeois,” Yann Robert, Princeton Univ.

3. “Repetition and Virtue in Le fils naturel,” Andrew Herrick Clark, Fordham Univ., Lincoln Center

4. “Bourgeois Horror: Du Belloy’s Gabrielle de Vergy and the Rise of the Genre Noir,” James A. Steintrager, Univ. of California, Irvine

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