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Wednesday, 30 December

665. The Return of Religion: Romanticism, Politics, and Social Justice

10:15–11:30 a.m., Adams, Loews

Program arranged by the Division on Nineteenth-Century French Literature

Presiding: Catherine M. J. Nesci, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

1. “Le retour du religieux: Joseph de Maistre et Les soirées de Saint-Pétersbourg (1821),” Patricia G. Reynaud, Miami Univ., Oxford

2. “Seeking Out the Valley, Seeking Out the Poet: Lamartine and Spiritual Renewal in Nineteenth-Century France,” Larkin Murphy, Univ. of Virginia

3. “L’atelier et l’autel: Poetry, Populism, and Religion,” Bettina R. Lerner, City Coll., City Univ. of New York

4. “Is Socialism the Opiate of the Masses? Politics as Religion,” Melanie Conroy, Stanford Univ.

Author Comment
Subject: thank you for your papers
I really enjoyed this session, but had to leave early to catch my flight. I wonder if the professor who gave a paper on Flaubert's short story might be kind enough to contact me, and if possible, send me her paper to read, as I enjoyed it very much. Also, Bettina, I was very impressed with your work, and would welcome the chance to read your book when it comes out. Could you please add my e mail to your list and send me a note when your book becomes available? My e mail is: miranda7@gmail.com. Thanks to all the participants!

Best wishes,
Miranda Kershaw

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