Friday, 07 January
222. The Death of the Reader
10:15–11:30 a.m., 409A, LA Convention Center
A special session
Presiding: Travis M. Foster, Coll. of Wooster
1. “The Reader Brand: Fictions of the Reader in the Market and the Academy,” Gwen Blume, Mansfield Univ.
2. “Reader versus Reader: Generic Differentiation and the History of Reading,” Travis M. Foster
3. “The Myth of the ‘Real Reader’: Issues in the Historicity of Reading,” Jon P. Klancher, Carnegie Mellon Univ.
Respondent: Thomas Augst, New York Univ.
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