Sunday, 28 December
428. Is Biography Modernist?
7:15–8:30 p.m., Continental 3, Hilton
Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century English Literature
Presiding: Patricia Laurence, Brooklyn Coll., City Univ. of New York
1. “Biography: The Modernist Turn,” Rachel M. Brownstein, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York
2. “The Miner’s Canary: Leslie Stephen, Virginia Woolf, and the Boundaries of Modern Biography,” Juliette Atkinson, Univ. Coll. London
3. “‘Human Beings Are Too Important’: The Possibility of Biography after the Modernists,” Amy M. Johnson, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
4. “Virginia Woolf’s Experimental Memorial: Rupert Brooke and Jacob’s Room,” Joanna Scutts, Columbia Univ.
Respondent: Patricia Laurence