Friday, 28 December
243. Mid-Victorian Self-Assessments: Victorians between Past and Future
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., New Orleans, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the Division on the Victorian Period
Presiding: Linda Kay Hughes, Texas Christian Univ.
1. “The Mill on the Floss, Sentimental Historicism, and the Time of Mid-Century Equipoise,” Nathan K. Hensley, Duke Univ.
2. “Structures of Regret: Promoting Strategic Investment in the Mid-Victorian Novel,” Rebecca F. Stern, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia
3. “Self-Conscious Self-Assessment: The 1850s Voice of George Eliot,” Kathleen McCormack, Florida International Univ.