Saturday, 30 December
762. Mark Twain, Nature, and Transcendence
1:45–3:00 p.m., Independence Ballroom Salon III, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Mark Twain Circle of America
Presiding: Ann M. Ryan, LeMoyne Coll.
1. “Mark Twain, Cormac McCarthy: Reading the Southern River,” Neil Schmitz, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York
2. “The Fluid Identity of ‘Petrified Man,’” Kerry Driscoll, Saint Joseph Coll.
3. “Twain’s Transcendence,” Jennifer Anne Gurley, LeMoyne Coll.