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444. American Literature and the Sea in the Nineteenth Century

Sunday, 11 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Armitage, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Edward Sugden, King's Coll. London

1. "Naval Discipline and Knowledge Production: The Psychopathology of the 'Ex Ex,'" Paul D. Giles, Univ. of Sydney

2. "'A Bold and Hardy Race of Men': Antebellum American Whaling Narratives and Fantasies of Manly Productive Physical Labor," Jennifer H. Schell, Univ. of Alaska, Fairbanks

3. "'O, 'Tis Me, Not the Sentence They'll Suspend': Herman Melville's Retirement and the Work of Writing," Peter Riley, Univ. of Oxford


Subject:

  • American Literature – Before 1900

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