Sunday, 30 December
773. The Functions of Dickens Criticism at the Present Time: Dickens’s Afterlife
1:45–3:00 p.m., Hong Kong, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the Dickens Society
Presiding: Teresa Mangum, Univ. of Iowa
1. “Contemporary Dickens,” Eileen Gillooly, Columbia Univ.
2. “Creating Approaches to Teaching Bleak House,” Gordon Bigelow, Rhodes Coll.
3. “The Purifying Licenser: Charles Dickens’s Editorial Role and the New Literary Critic,” Sarah Nash, New York Univ.