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Sunday, 09 January

714. “The Bastille of a Word”: Writing within the “Carceral State” of the British Romantic Era

10:15–11:30 a.m., Diamond Salon 7, J. W. Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Gretchen Bartels, Univ. of California, Riverside

1. “Hannah More Goes to Jail,” John Bugg, Fordham Univ., Bronx

2. “‘Hear Me through the Grate of My Gaol’: United Irishmen and the Textual Resistance to State Sovereignty,” Georgina Green, Carleton Univ.

3. “Prisoner or Slave? Metaphors for Opium and Hashish Eaters during the Nineteenth Century in the Works of Charles Baudelaire and Thomas De Quincey,” Gretchen Bartels

For abstracts, write to georginalgreen@gmail.com.

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