Saturday, 30 December
759. Galdós and the Poetics of Objects
1:45–3:00 p.m., Washington A, Loews
Program arranged by the International Association of Galdós Scholars
Presiding: John H. Sinnigen, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County
1. “Why the Face of the Voice Is in the Hand: The Poetics of Objects in Galdós and Henry James,” Harriet Stevens Turner, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln
2. “Fetishism of the Commodity: Galdós’s Interpretation of the Capitalist Discourse of the Bourgeoisie in Fortunata y Jacinta,” Sarah P. H. Sierra, James Madison Univ.
3. “Love’s Descent into Melancholy: Erotic Love and Romantic Idea in Tristana,” Saundra Tara Weiss, Kingsborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York