265. Material Medicine: Health, Power, and the Value of Pain in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
Saturday, 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
For abstracts, visit cyclonejack42.wix.com/mla_2013_material.
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