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Tuesday, 30 December

796. The Audiobook

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Franciscan A, Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Matthew C. Rubery, Univ. of Leeds

1. “Learning from Librivox,” Michael Hancher, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

2. “New Audiobooks and Old Ways of Reading,” Matthew C. Rubery

3. “Langston Hughes’s The Weary Blues (Verve, 1958): The Audiobook as Poetic Form,” Gabriele Hayden, Yale Univ.

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