Thursday, 30 December
663. Technology and American Literature at the Turn of the Century
10:15–11:30 a.m., Grand Ballroom Salon I, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Late-Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century American Literature
Presiding: Nancy Bentley, Univ. of Pennsylvania
1. “Inscribing the Moment: (Old) New Media and the Instantaneity of American Naturalism,” Paul D. Young, Vanderbilt Univ.
2. “Marking Twain: Samuel Clemens, Duplicity, and Technologies of Composition in Late-Nineteenth-Century America,” John Matson, Princeton Univ.
3. “Scrapbooks, Self-Creation, and Activism: Intervening in the Technologies of Publishing,” Ellen Gruber Garvey, New Jersey City Univ.