Tuesday, 29 December
455. Malevolent Metafiction: Good Books Gone Bad
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 405, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Children’s Literature Association
Presiding: Jordana Hall, Texas A&M Univ., Commerce
1. “Undermining the Malevolent Master Narrative by Modes of Narrative in Children’s Fiction,” Christine Wilkie-Stibbs, Univ. of Warwick
2. “Pick Your Poison: Malevolent Metafiction’s Power to Spark Meta-Awareness and Subvert Indoctrination,” Michelle Pirkle, Texas A&M Univ., Commerce
3. “Voldemort versus Mr Bunnsy: Degrees of Metafictive Danger in J. K. Rowling and Terry Pratchett,” Karin E. Westman, Kansas State Univ.