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717. Servitude in the Contemporary Transnational Literary Imaginary

Thursday, 8 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 307, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: William Malcuit, Univ. of Wisconsin Colls., Washington County; Ann Mattis, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

1. "'Servants Will Talk': Imperial Domesticity in Wide Sargasso Sea," Mary E. Wilson, Christopher Newport Univ.

2. "My Servant, Myself: The Domestic Servant in Recent Anglophone Indian Fiction," Rajender Kaur, William Paterson Univ.

3. "Reading Nannies' Diaries: Gentrified Care Work and Transnational Dreams in Contemporary American Women's Fiction," Ann Mattis


Subjects:

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

  • General Literature – Themes, Myths, and Archetypes

  • Other Literature in English – General

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