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Tuesday, 30 December

731. Britishness Redefined: Contemporary British Women’s Novels

8:30–9:45 a.m., Van Ness, Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Susan Alice Fischer, Medgar Evers Coll., City Univ. of New York

1. “Appropriation of World War II as Decolonizing Strategy in Zadie Smith’s White Teeth and Andrea Levy’s Small Island,” Josna E. Rege, Worcester State Coll.

2. “No Longer the Season of Migration: New Dimensions of the Idea of Womanhood in British Bangladeshi Literature,” Umme Al-wazedi, Augustana Coll., IL

3. “Britishness Reconceived: Andrea Levy’s Small Island and Maggie Gee’s The White Family and My Cleaner,” Susan Alice Fischer

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