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205. Violent Sympathies

Saturday, 10 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., McHenry, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Rebeccah Bechtold, Wichita State Univ.

1. "Staging Violence: Performance Culture in Antebellum America," Rebeccah Bechtold

2. "Problems of Radical Sympathy: The Fatal Politics of Anarchist Violence," Dan Colson, Emporia State Univ.

3. "Burnt Teepees and Abandoned Farmhouses: Hamlin Garland's Tangled Sympathies," Carolyn Kuchera, Univ. of New Mexico, Gallup


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

  • American Literature – General

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