Monday, 28 December
208. War Stories
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 406, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Prose Fiction
Presiding: Nicholas Dames, Columbia Univ.
1. “First World War Novels and the Social Contract of Genre,” Sarah R. Cole, Harvard Univ.
2. “‘She Was Escaped, Was Dead, They Had That Yet to Do’: Witnessing and the Documentary Impulse in HD’s World War I Novel,” Julie Elaine Goodspeed-Chadwick, Indiana Univ.–Purdue Univ., Columbus
3. “Private Gaddis: Long-Distance Documentary and the Coming of Antiwar Literary History,” Jason Gene Arthur, Central Methodist Univ.