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559. Secrets and the Silences of Memory: The Great War in Modern Fiction

Sunday, 11 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Sheffield, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Marguerite Helen Helmers, Univ. of Wisconsin, Oshkosh

1. "Toni Morrison's Challenge to National Memory: Sula's Focus on World War I and Elision of World War II," Keith Gandal, City Coll., City Univ. of New York

2. "True Lies: Virginia Woolf, Espionage, and Feminist Agency," Mark Kaufman, Tufts Univ.

3. "'Because Our Fathers Lied': National Allegiances and the Great War in Sebastian Barry's A Long Long Way," Juan Meneses, Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte

4. "The Troubled 'Two Acres' of Alan Hollinghurst's The Stranger's Child," Marguerite Helen Helmers

For abstracts, write to helmers@uwosh.edu after 20 Dec.


Subjects:

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

  • American Literature – Twentieth Century

  • British Literature – Twentieth Century

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