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Sunday, 30 December

663. Walter Benjamin’s Intellectual Incorporations: Franz Kafka and the Avant-Garde

8:30–9:45 a.m., Parlor E, Sheraton Chicago

A special session

Presiding: Lutz Koepnick, Washington Univ.

1. “Benjamin’s Materialist Surrealism: Cannibalizing Breton, Dalí, and Others,” Cecilia Novero, Penn State Univ., University Park

2. “Entstellung and Verwendung: Textual Strategies from Kafka to Benjamin,” Sabine Irene Gölz, Univ. of Iowa

3. “Between Hermeneutics and Avant-Garde Montage: Two Intellectual Affiliations of Benjamin’s Passagen-Werk,” Rolf Johannes Goebel, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville

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