673. What Short Story Theory and Narrative Theory Can—and Can't—Do for Each Other
Wednesday, 6 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Back Bay A, Sheraton
A special session
Presiding: James Phelan, Ohio State Univ., Columbus
Speakers: Susan S. Lanser, Brandeis Univ.; Susan Lohafer, Univ. of Iowa; James Phelan; Michael Trussler, Univ. of Regina
Short story theorists and narrative theorists will conduct a candid conversation about the traditional separation of their fields: how to account for it, what have been its advantages and disadvantages, how they each view the powers and limitations of work in the other tradition, and how they would like to see the traditions interact in the future.
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