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559. Torture and Sentiment: Laurence Sterne's Fiction and Sermons

Saturday, 7 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 620, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Scarlet K. Bowen, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder

1. "Man or Men on the Rack? The Problem of Suffering and Equality in Sterne and Smith," Stephanie DeGooyer, Cornell Univ.

2. "Laurence Sterne: Torture, Kinship, and Slavery in the Romantic-Era Anthology," Jeanne Britton, Penn State Univ., University Park

3. "Witnessing Slavery: Sterne's Novels and Sermons," Ramesh Mallipeddi, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York

Responding: Ala A. Alryyes, Yale Univ.

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  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

  • British Literature – Late Eighteenth Century

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