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105. Race and Metaphor in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century American and Continental Thought

Tuesday, 5 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Boren, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Thomas Lewis Morgan, Univ. of Dayton

1. "Race and Animal Metaphors: Narrative Strategies in Comparative Physiognomy," Elisa Segnini, Dalhousie Univ.

2. "Did He Really Just Say That? Race and Metaphor in the Letters of Ignatius Sancho," Sören Hammerschmidt, Ghent Univ.

3. "Doubting Transformable Race: Hugh Henry Brackenridge and the Textuality of Natural History," Katherine L. Chiles, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville


  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

  • Comparative Literature – Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

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