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Tuesday, 30 December

788. Dashiell Hammett Reconsidered

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Union Square 24, Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Christopher David Breu, Illinois State Univ.

1. “‘Hard Skin All over What’s Left of My Soul’: Dissecting Hammett’s Hard-Boiled Bodies,” John S. Honerkamp, New York Univ.

2. “The Blunt Instrument,” Jonathan P. Eburne, Penn State Univ., University Park

3. “History Nevertheless,” Lisa Jeanne Fluet, Boston Coll.

Respondent: Paula Rabinowitz, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

For copies of abstracts, write to fluetl@bc.edu after 15 Dec.

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