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112. Letters in Literature

Saturday, 9 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Parlor E, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Division on Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century German Literature

Presiding: Jocelyne Kolb, Smith Coll.

1. "'Unbeholfne Buchverderberei': Epistolary Form and Its Reflection in Brentano's Godwi," Sarah Vandegrift Eldridge, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville

2. "Revolution and the Jews in Heine's Letters," Sebastian Wogenstein, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

3. "Write Me Up, Write Me Down: Letters and Legalism in Sacher-Masoch's Venus im Pelz," Maya Vinokour, Univ. of Pennsylvania

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  • German Literature – Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

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