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Sunday, 09 January

728. Forgotten Romantic: Reassessing Jane Porter

10:15–11:30 a.m., Platinum Salon A, J. W. Marriott

A special session

1. “Significant Beginnings: Jane Porter’s Spirit of the Elbe and Two Princes of Persia,” Thomas McLean, Univ. of Otago

2. “Thaddeus of Warsaw, Historical Fictions of Empire, and the National Tale,” Fiona Price, Univ. of Chichester

3. “The Great Man and Women’s Historical Fiction: Jane Porter and Sir Sidney Smith,” Devoney Looser, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia

4. “The Romantic East: Porter’s Tales and Scott’s Chronicles,” Anthony S. Jarrells, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia

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