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Sunday, 27 December

67. Sex, Literature, and the Midwest

7:00–8:15 p.m., 302, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature

Presiding: David D. Anderson, Michigan State Univ.

1. “Babbitt’s Fairy Child,” Marcella Frydman, Harvard Univ.

2. “‘A Fresh Green Breast of the New World’: The Great Gatsby and Lolita,” John Rohrkemper, Elizabethtown Coll.

3. “‘It Might Be Something Awful’: The Movement of Sex in the Plays of William Inge,” Michael S. Schwartz, Widener Univ.

4. “‘I’m Fine. I Just Got the Plains’: Geography and Sex in Tracy Letts’s August: Osage County,” Marilyn Judith Atlas, Ohio Univ., Athens

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