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398. The Gift of Literature: Recent Developments in Gift Theory

Wednesday, 7 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 604, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Robert W. Epstein, Fairfield Univ.

1. "'Fy on a Thousand Pound!': Toward an Ethic of Generosity in the Franklin's Tale," Robert W. Epstein

2. "Uncounterfeit Money: Time, Grammar, and the Gift," Daniel Williams, Harvard Univ.

3. "Toward the Pathological Gift: Calculation and Expenditure in Detective Fiction," Jeffrey Salyer, National Univ. of Tainan

For abstracts, write to repstein@fairfield.edu.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

  • British Literature – General

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