Friday, 07 January
291. Fan Mail: Narrating or Garbling the Cultural Work of Popular Fictions?
1:45–3:00 p.m., Olympic III, J. W. Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Emily Satterwhite, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.
1. “Readers Write Back: Reading, Sentimentality, and the Anxious Pleasures of the Fan Letter,” Jennifer Brady, Emory Univ.
2. “‘Turn Your Reading to Profit’: Readers’ Appreciations of Eleanor Porter’s Just David,” Amy L. Blair, Marquette Univ.
3. “Reading Deliverance: Constructions of Homeland and Empire,” Emily Satterwhite
Respondent: Yung-Hsing Wu, Univ. of Louisiana, Lafayette