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Monday, 29 December

460. “This Is Not a Story to Pass On”: Reading Ernest Gaines and Toni Morrison Comparatively

8:30–9:45 a.m., Franciscan D, Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Amritjit Singh, Ohio Univ., Athens

1. “‘If We Must Die’: Ernest Gaines and Toni Morrison Claiming the Death-Bound Subject,” Jesse Scott, Univ. of Mississippi

2. “‘I’ll Fly Away’: Transcending Racism and Duty in the Novels of Ernest Gaines and Toni Morrison,” Tracy Butts, California State Univ., Chico

3. “‘But I Saw the Movie’: Ernest Gaines, Toni Morrison, and the Politics of Cinematic and Televisual Translation,” Herman Beavers, Univ. of Pennsylvania

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