Friday, 28 December
277. The Functions of Dickens Criticism at the Present Time: Dickens Material(ized)
1:45–3:00 p.m., Grand Suite 3, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the Dickens Society
Presiding: Carolyn S. Williams, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
1. “Dickens: Antiquity, Novelty, and the Key to All Mythologies,” Molly Hillard, Univ. of Southern Mississippi
2. “Dickens Criticism and the Victorian Thing Culture,” Elaine C. Freedgood, New York Univ.
3. “Hospitality and Reception: Dickensian Homes and Haunts,” Alison Booth, Univ. of Virginia