Wednesday, 29 December
411. Faulkner and the 1930s
10:15–11:30 a.m., Independence Ballroom Salon II, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the William Faulkner Society
Presiding: John T. Matthews, Boston Univ.
1. “‘It Ain’t on a Balance’: As I Lay Dying and the Cultural Politics of the Great Depression,” Ted B. Atkinson, Augusta State Univ.
2. “‘My Son, My Son!’: Paternalism, Haiti, and Early-Twentieth-Century American Imperialism in Absalom, Absalom!,” Sara Elizabeth Gerend, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara
3. “The Poetics of an Economic Transition: A Laborious Reading of ‘The Fire and the Hearth,’” Richard Henry Godden, Univ. of Sussex
Respondent: John T. Matthews
For copies of full papers, visit www.english.ufl.edu/faulkner/.