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Saturday, 27 December

67. Robert Musil

5:15–6:30 p.m., Pacific Suite B, Marriott

Program arranged by the Modern Austrian Literature and Culture Association

Presiding: Helga Schreckenberger, Univ. of Vermont

1. “Musil’s Essayismus, Reflective Judgment, and the Postmodern Sublime,” Mark Freed, Central Michigan Univ.

2. “A High-Pressure Dome over Austria: Mach, Musil, Mauthe, and Postmodern Culture,” Katherine Marie Arens, Univ. of Texas, Austin

3. “Why Does Ulrich Need Woman/Women? Musil’s Version of Round Dance in Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften,” Wolfgang Müller-Funk, Univ. of Vienna

4. “‘Flesh in the Grip of an Idea’: Theatrical ‘Conversion’ in The Man without Qualities,” John Selvidge, Emory Univ.

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