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Monday, 29 December

463. The Ascendance of Ugliness from Dostoevsky to Petrushevskaia

8:30–9:45 a.m., Foothill F, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: William Mills Todd III, Harvard Univ.

1. “Beauty in the Beast? Dostoevskian Ugliness and the Possibility for Secular Salvation in Liudmila Petrushevskaia’s Narratives,” Inna Tigountsova, Dalhousie Univ.

2. “From Triumph to Nightmare: Dostoevsky and Averted Execution,” Alexander Burry, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

3. “The Diffusion of Evil from Crime and Punishment to The Brothers Karamazov,” Horst-Juergen Gerigk, Univ. of Heidelberg

Respondent: Susan McReynolds, Northwestern Univ.

For copies of abstracts, write to after 1 Dec.

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