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Tuesday, 29 December

585. Affected Pasts: History, Feeling, and Aesthetics in the Nineteenth Century

7:15–8:30 p.m., 401, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Presiding: John Funchion, Univ. of Miami

1. “The Way We Were: Romantic Novelists and Their Poetry,” Daniel Block, Brown Univ.

2. “Emma’s Depression,” Marshall J. Brown, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

3. “John Fanning Watson and the Angel of History in the Antebellum United States,” Yvette Piggush, Florida International Univ.

4. “Melville’s Mind: Temporality, Feeling, and the Novel,” Paul Gilmore, California State Univ., Long Beach

For abstracts, write to jfunchion@miami.edu after 1 Dec.

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