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Friday, 29 December

531. Cognitive Approaches to Literary Character

3:30–4:45 p.m., Commonwealth Hall A1, Loews

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Cognitive Approaches to Literature

Presiding: David Herman, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

1. “Cognition and the Reading of Literary Character: Approaches, Problems, and Perspectives,” Ralf Schneider, Univ. of Bielefeld

2. “Didactic Narratives: Literary Characters and Human Learning Processes,” Isabel Jaén-Portillo, Yale Univ.

3. “Conceptual Blending and Character in Joyce’s Ulysses,” Mary Isbell, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

4. “Fragments of Memory: Proust’s Characters as Nonarchival Markers,” Katherine Elkins, Kenyon Coll.

For copies of papers, visit http://people.cohums.ohio-state.edu/herman145/mla2006.html after 15 Nov.

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