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Thursday, 29 December

385. Aging and Atwood: Physical and Intellectual Journeys

10:15–11:30 a.m., Thomas Paine, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Leni Marshall, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

1. “The Process of Female Aging in Margaret Atwood’s Novels,” Teresa Gibert, National Univ. of Distance Education

2. “Wise Woman World: Aging as Empowerment in Margaret Atwood’s The Robber Bride,” Donna L. Potts, Kansas State Univ.

3. “Contradictory Metaphors for Old Age in the Poetry and Short Stories of Margaret Atwood,” Lisa Weckerle, Kutztown Univ.

4. “Through the ‘Wall’: Crone Journeys of Enlightenment and Creativity in the Works of Margaret Atwood,” Sharon R. Wilson, Univ. of Northern Colorado

For copies of abstracts, write to mars0264@umn.edu.

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