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526. Transatlantic Women's Humor in the Nineteenth Century

Wednesday, 7 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 619, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Amanda Smith, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

1. "The 'Transatlantic' and the Nineteenth-Century American Women's Humor Tradition," Margaret Diane Stetz, Univ. of Delaware, Newark

2. "Not a Laughing Matter: Parody as Feminist Humor and Resistance in Phoebe Cary," Elizabeth Petrino, Fairfield Univ.

3. "Looking on the Funny Side through the Lens of a New Woman from Both Sides of the Pond," Valerie A. Fehlbaum, Univ. of Geneva

4. "'A Deuced Clever Woman': Sarah Grand's Comic Disturbances," Amanda Smith


Subject:

  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

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