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Thursday, 28 December

335. Saved? Religion in Literary Representations of Adoption

7:15–8:30 p.m., 405, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Emily Hipchen, Univ. of West Georgia

1. “Words Made Flesh: Silas Marner and Pigs in Heaven,” Margaret Homans, Yale Univ.

2. “Calculating Differences: Adoption and Individuation in William Faulkner’s Light in August,” Mark Jerng, Univ. of California, Davis

3. “Conservative and Liberal Religion in Contemporary Adoption Fiction,” Marianne L. Novy, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

Respondent: Carol J. Singley, Rutgers Univ., Camden

For copies of abstracts, write to singley@camden.rutgers.edu after 15 Dec.

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