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408. Southern Childhoods

Friday, 10 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Sheffield, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Southern Literature

Presiding: Coleman Hutchison, Univ. of Texas, Austin

1. "'Go Little Book': Child Rearing, Affective Labor, and Southern Authorship," Kathryn Roberts, Harvard Univ.

2. "'Almost a Freak like Me': Racism, the 'Gender-Deviant' Child, and the Freak Show in Truman Capote's Other Voices, Other Rooms," Claire Cothren, Texas A&M Univ., College Station

Claire Cothren's Annotation:
Paper uploaded to MLA Commons

3. "Representing Appalachian Childhood: Medical Pathologies in Holly Farris's Lockjaw and Gwyn Hyman Rubio's Icy Sparks," Rachel Wise, Univ. of Texas, Austin

Rachel Wise's Annotation:
(Presentation File Uploaded to MLA Commons)

4. "Childhood and the New Southern Pastoral," Katherine Renee Henninger, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge


  • American Literature – General

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