Sunday, 30 December
733. Incest in Life Writing
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Water Tower, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the Division on Autobiography, Biography, and Life Writing
Presiding: Sarah Bird Wright, Univ. of Richmond
1. “‘Since I Have Entered the Holy Catholic Church, I Have Never Fallen into Fleshly Sin’: Reading Incest in the Life Writings of ‘Michael Field,’” Sharon Bickle, Monash Univ.
2. “Worst Suspicions: Memoirs of Mrs. Billington from Her Birth,” Susan Michelle Levin, Stevens Inst. of Tech.
3. “He Breaketh Me with Breach upon Breach: Incest as Adultery in the Memoirs of Abigail Abbott Bailey,” Laura Laffrado, Western Washington Univ.
4. “Kiss This: An Examination of the Critical Reception of The Kiss,” Sarah Bear, Bowling Green State Univ.; Ellen Price, Bowling Green State Univ.