Tuesday, 28 December
225. Eighteenth-Century Enchantments: Theory, Magic, and the Irrational
1:45–3:00 p.m., Congress C, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature
Presiding: Julia V. Douthwaite, Univ. of Notre Dame
1. “Poison, Passion, and Romanesque Enchantment: Lessons Learned in Madame de Genlis’s Gothic Fiction,” Lesley H. Walker, Indiana Univ., South Bend
2. “‘Popular Antiquities’ and the Phantom Cultures of Britishness,” Janet L. Sorensen, Indiana Univ., Bloomington
3. “Opera, the Otherworldly, and the Occult in Fin de Siècle France,” Tili Boon Cuillé, Washington Univ.