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Thursday, 27 December

150. Touched by an Angel: Representations of Domestic Violence in Nineteenth-Century Spain

8:45–10:00 p.m., Ohio, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Division on Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Spanish Literature

Presiding: Wadda C. Ríos-Font, Barnard Coll.

1. “On the Love of Cobardes and Cuyos: Discourses of Domestic Violence in Nineteenth-Century Spanish Culture,” Erika Maurine Sutherland, Muhlenberg Coll.

2. “Not Guilty by Reason of Infidelity: Responses of Battering and Murder of Women in Madrid’s Newspapers, 1880–1925,” Leslie Kaiura, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville

3. “Domestic Violence and the Construction of Masculinity in the Short Stories by Emilia Pardo Bazán,” Jennifer Lynn Smith, Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale

4. “The Waves Crashed Violently: Rosalía de Castro’s La hija del mar,” Leigh Kathryn Mercer, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

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