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751. The Modern Fear of Death: Subjectivity, Class Struggle, and the City in Late-Nineteenth-Century Catalonia

Tuesday, 12 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Arkansas, Sheraton Chicago

A special session

Presiding: Montserrat Piera, Temple Univ., Philadelphia

1. "Learning How to Die Well: The Politics of Death in Nineteenth-Century Working-Class Manuals," Aurelie Vialette, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

2. "The Angel of Death: An Analysis of Modernista Funerary Sculpture," Mireia Freixa, Univ. of Barcelona

3. "The Impertinent Cemetery: Deciphering the Modern City in Narcís Oller's La febre d'or," Elisa Martí-López, Northwestern Univ.


  • no longer used--was Other Literatures, now 126

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