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59. Reevaluating "Historical Context"

Saturday, 9 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., DuPage, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Steven J. Syrek, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

1. "The Contexts of Historicism," Andrea Marie Frisch, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

2. "Archival Seductions, Critical Intimacies," Ashley Barnes, Williams Coll.

3. "Not Exactly outside History: Reframing Historicism through Contemporary Literature," Catherine Ozment, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

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  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

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