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Thursday, 29 December

349. Secularization and German Literature II

8:30–9:45 a.m., Conservatory, Washington Hilton

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

Presiding: Jens Rieckmann, Univ. of California, Irvine

1. “‘Life Imitates Art’: Secularization and Its Problems in Goethe’s Wilhelm Meister,” Willi Goetschel, Univ. of Toronto

2. “‘Eine fast komplette Sammlung von Wunden’: Clemens Brentano and the Stigma of Religious Modernity,” Catriona Macleod, Univ. of Pennsylvania

3. “Germany under the Sign of the Jew: Achim von Arnim and the Secularization of Christian-German Society,” Martha B. Helfer, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

4. “Reconsidering Religious Conversion in Fanny Lewald’s Jenny,” Peter McIsaac, Duke Univ.

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