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Friday, 28 December

166. Tiresian Poetics: Modernism, Sex Change, and Mythographies of Power and Pleasure

8:30–9:45 a.m., Burnham, Hyatt Regency

A special session

Presiding: N. Edward Madden, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia

1. “Sex Change in ‘Circe’: Joyce and Postcolonial Reproduction,” Lisa Carstens, Virginia Wesleyan Coll.

2. “A Different Sort of Tiresias: Transsexual Transition and the Androgynous Mind in Virginia Woolf’s Orlando,” Patricia Juliana Smith, Hofstra Univ.

3. “Sexual Marginality and the Creative Impulse: Robert Duncan Reading HD,” Bret L. Keeling, Northeastern Univ.

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