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74. Revisiting Emotion and Gender in the Regency

Tuesday, 5 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 310, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Alan Rauch, Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte

1. "The Mother Attitudes: Ann Taylor's My Mother, Lady Emma Hamilton, and the Rise of Sentimental Children's Poetry," Donelle Ruwe, Northern Arizona Univ.

2. "Feminism and Regendered Generations in Felicia Hemans’s Poetry of the Mid-1820s," James Holt McGavran, Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte

3. "Rethinking Sympathy in Alastor: Shelley and Emotion Theory," Richard C. Sha, American Univ.

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  • General Literature – Themes, Myths, and Archetypes

  • British Literature – Nineteenth Century

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