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643. Trauma and Tradition: Intertextuality, Storytelling, and Lyric Address in Post-9/11 Literature

Thursday, 8 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 305, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Moberley Luger, Univ.of British Columbia

1. "Gatsby's Ghost and the Melancholic National Past in Joseph O'Neill's Netherland," Katherine V. Snyder, Univ. of California, Berkeley

2. "Collective Grieving from World War II Dresden to Post-9/11 New York in Jonathan Safran Foer's Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close," Alissa Bourbonnais, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

3. "Apostrophe and Grief in Poetry after 9/11," Moberley Luger


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • American Literature – General

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