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238. Size and Scale in Literature and Culture

Saturday, 10 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Cook, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Jennifer Yirinec, Univ. of Iowa

1. "The Poetics of Scale in Werner Heisenberg, Primo Levi, and Lewis Thomas," Derek Woods, Rice Univ.

2. "The Too-Big and the Too-Small: Literary Representation and the Atomic Bomb," David Wittenberg, Univ. of Iowa

3. "The Aesthetics of Scaling: Babel and The Wire," Oded Nir, Ohio State Univ., Columbus


Subject:

  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

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