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387. Poetry and Poverty in Postwar Spain

Sunday, 10 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Missouri, Sheraton Chicago

A special session

Presiding: Germán Labrador Méndez, Princeton Univ.

1. "National Health and Literary Wealth: Spanish Literary History from Exile," Sebastiaan Faber, Oberlin Coll.

2. "'¡Meu pai é labrego / sen terra de seu!': Rural Underdevelopment and Destitute Poetry," José M. Rodríguez García, Duke Univ.

3. "'Fail Better': The Race to the Bottom in Contemporary Spanish Poetry," Jonathan Mayhew, Univ. of Kansas

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  • General Literature – Poetry

  • Spanish Literature – Twentieth Century

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