Thursday, 3 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., Back Bay B, Sheraton
Program arranged by the PMLA Editorial Board
Presiding: Helene Foley, Barnard Coll.; Jean Elizabeth Howard, Columbia Univ.
1. "'The Impossible Heap': Beckett's Tragic Pantry," Richard Louis Halpern, New York Univ.
2. "'The Liver's Hissing . . . Fire['s] Forced to Burn': Churchill's Tragic Materialism," Elin Diamond, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
3. "Peripheral Modernity: Notes on Tragedy from Latin America," Moira Fradinger, Yale Univ.
Genre, Theory, Method – Literary Criticism and Theory