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265. Material Medicine: Health, Power, and the Value of Pain in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Sunday, 4 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Independence East, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Heather Chacon, Univ. of Kentucky

1. "'Government in Every Thing': Economizing Sleep on the Slave Plantation," Benjamin Reiss, Emory Univ.

2. "'Redhibition' and the Capital of Slave Health in George Washington Cable's The Grandissimes," Heather Chacon

3. "Jewett's Professionalism," Brian Sweeney, Coll. of Saint Rose

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Subject:

  • American Literature – Before 1900

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