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736. Rethinking Modernist Life Narratives: Postcolonial, Gendered, and Cinematic Perspectives

Sunday, 6 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Commonwealth, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: John Paul Riquelme, Boston Univ.

1. "My Self, My Other: Postcolonial Bildung and the Dialectics of Modernism in V. S. Naipaul, Assia Djebar, and Anita Desai," Gregory R. Castle, Arizona State Univ.

2. "Transgenre: Transsexual Narrative in Virginia Woolf's Orlando and Einar Wegener's Man into Woman," Pamela L. Caughie, Loyola Univ., Chicago

3. "John Schlesinger's Bildungsfilm: Midnight Cowboy," Julia Brown, Boston Univ.

For abstracts, write to after 30 Nov.


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Film, Television, and Other Media

  • Genre, Theory, Method – Literary History

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