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142. What's Place Got to Do with It? Voices and Vision in Midwestern Literature

Tuesday, 3 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Beacon G, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature

Presiding: Marilyn Judith Atlas, Ohio Univ., Athens

1. "'High and Fervently They Were Singing': Voice, Space, and Midwestern Modernity in Langston Hughes's 1930 Novel Not without Laughter," Andy Oler, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

2. "The Midwest Seen New Englandly: Regional Tensions in Marilynne Robinson's Gilead," Alexander Engebretson, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York

3. "Sara Paretsky's 'Other' Chicago," James Alfred Lewin, Shepherd Univ.

4. "Ohio and the International Toni Morrison: From The Bluest Eye to Home," Marilyn Judith Atlas


  • American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

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