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149. The Environment, Trauma, and Contemporary Fiction

Thursday, 5 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., 606, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Suzanne Lalonde, Univ. of Texas, Brownsville

1. "Melancholy Objects," Timothy Morton, Univ. of California, Davis

2. "The Bestiary and Modern Imagination," Bernhard F. Malkmus, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

3. "The Bombing of Nagasaki," Shazia Rahman, Western Illinois Univ.

4. "Elegy for a World That Dies in Every One of Us: Luis SepĂșlveda and The Old Man Who Read Love Stories," Luis Rodriguez-Abad, Univ. of Texas, Brownsville

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  • Genre, Theory, Method – Literary Criticism and Theory

  • Genre, Theory, Method – Themes, Myths, and Archetypes

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