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445. Newer New or Coming After? Americanist Literary Criticism at the Present Moment

Sunday, 11 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Chicago C, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: James E. Dobson, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

1. "'History Is a Funny Thing': Black Cowboys, American Studies, and the Screen," Melissa Asher Daniels, Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham

2. "Post-Americanist Criticism: The New Americanists after the American Century," Robert Tally, Texas State Univ.

3. "The New Americanist Jeremiad," Daniel Nutters, Temple Univ., Philadelphia

Responding: Donald E. Pease, Dartmouth Coll.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

  • American Literature – General

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