Sunday, 27 December
72. Uses of Literature
7:00–8:15 p.m., Liberty Ballroom Salon B, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Late-Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century English Literature
Presiding: Mark A. Wollaeger, Vanderbilt Univ.
1. “Art for Science’s Sake: Wilde in Whitman’s Wilderness,” Sam See, Yale Univ.
2. “Pound and Wilde: Accelerated Obsolescence and the Use(lessness) of the Future,” Mike Frangos, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara
3. “The Novel as Government Official,” Lisa Jeanne Fluet, Boston Coll.
4. “Literature as Life Philosophy: Nietzsche and the Novel,” Yi-Ping Ong, Harvard Univ.