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Monday, 29 December

440. Women Write the French Résistance

8:30–9:45 a.m., Pacific Suite C, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: T. Mera Moore Lafferty, Univ. of Pennsylvania

1. “The Soldier without a Name: Claude Cahun, Marcel Moore, and Surrealism in the Service of the Résistance,” Lauren Elkin, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York

2. “Absurdist Irony in a Women’s Prison: The Happy Hexagon by Ursule Molinaro,” T. Mera Moore Lafferty

3. “Into the Mud-Filled Hearts of Men: Irène Némirovsky’s Suite Française and the Internal Poetics of Resistance and Collaboration,” Lisa Friedli-Clapié, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

For copies of abstracts, visit www.sas.upenn.edu/~tmlaffer after 1 Dec.

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