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Monday, 28 December

166. Beckett and Degeneration

10:15–11:30 a.m., 410, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

1. “Beckett, Nordau, and the Critique of Humanism,” Patrick W. Bixby, Arizona State Univ.

2. “Degeneration and the Ends of Ascendancy in Beckett’s Watt Notebooks,” Sean D. C. Kennedy, Saint Mary’s Univ., NS

3. “Exceptional Degenerates and Irish Aryans: History, Catastrophe, and Aesthetics in Beckett’s Malone Dies,” James McNaughton, Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

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