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791. Body Politics and American Feeling: New Directions in Nineteenth-Century United States Sentimental Fiction

Monday, 12 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Armitage, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Duncan F. Faherty, Queens Coll., City Univ. of New York

1. "Laurence Sterne as Postcolonial American Intertext," Melissa Adams-Campbell, Northern Illinois Univ.

2. "Of a Feeling Make: Sympathy, Character, and Choice in Uncle Tom's Cabin," Abram Van Engen, Washington Univ. in St. Louis

3. "Jo's Conscience Book: Reading and Writing the Body in Louisa May Alcott's Little Men," Amanda Stuckey, Coll. of William and Mary

Responding: James Chandler, Univ. of Chicago


Subject:

  • American Literature – Before 1900

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