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708. Victorian Oral Culture, circa 1861–1901

Tuesday, 6 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Public Garden, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Anne Zwierlein, Univ. of Regensburg

1. "Ways with Words: Peepshows, Panoramas, and the Showman-Lecturer," John Plunkett, Univ. of Exeter

2. "The Schooled Voice: Sound and Sense in the Reports of the School Inspectorate," Janice Schroeder, Carleton Univ.

3. "Siri Love, circa 1900: Voice Engine Fictions in the Age of Synergy," John M. Picker, Massachusetts Inst. of Tech.

For abstracts, visit www.uni-regensburg.de/sprache-literatur-kultur/anglistik/staff/zwierlein/index.html.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • British Literature – Nineteenth Century

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