Thursday, 30 December
686. Poe and the Ratiocinative Intellect
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 413, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Poe Studies Association
Presiding: Richard Fusco, Saint Joseph’s Univ.
1. “Hypnotic Ratiocination,” Seo-Young Jennie Chu, Harvard Univ.
2. “Inventing the Deadly Game: Competition, Cunning, and Consequences in Poe’s Ratiocinative Detective Tales,” John Cullen Gruesser, Kean Univ.
3. “The Thousand and Two Detectives Created by the Hand of Edgar Allan Poe,” Margarita Rigal-Aragón, Univ. of Castilla, La Mancha