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171. Americanism, Nativism, and/or Xenophobia in Midwestern Literature

Friday, 6 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 305, WSCC

Program arranged by the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature

Presiding: Marilyn Judith Atlas, Ohio Univ., Athens

1. "Under the Red, White, and Blue: Americanism, Nativism, and Anti-Semitism in The Professor's House, The Great Gatsby, and The Sun Also Rises," John Rohrkemper, Elizabethtown Coll.

2. "Willa Cather's Evolving Counternativism: From My √Āntonia to The Professor's House," Julianne Newmark, New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Tech.

3. "Dawn Powell's Dance Night and Midwestern Small-Town Poison," Marilyn Judith Atlas


  • American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

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