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671. Health Care Systems in Literature and Film

Thursday, 8 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Willow B, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Laura Squires, Univ. of Texas, Austin

1. "Urban Healthcare in 1900: Robert Herrick's The Web of Life," Phillip J. Barrish, Univ. of Texas, Austin

2. "The Hazards of Boom Fiction: Paula Fox's and Jonathan Franzen's Health Care Debate," Mary Gabrielle Esteve, Concordia Univ., Sir George Williams Campus

3. "The Flawed Humanitarian: The Failures of Kinship and Global Aid in After the Wedding," Anat Rosenthal, Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Film, Television, and Other Media

  • American Literature – Twentieth Century

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