Friday, 07 January
217. Experimental European Crime Fiction: Rethinking Nation and Metanarration
10:15–11:30 a.m., 306B, LA Convention Center
A special session
Presiding: Robert Allen Rushing, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
1. “The Nation and the Locked Room: Postmodern Crime Fiction and Tarjei Vesaas’s The Ice Palace (1963),” Anna W. Stenport, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
2. “Arturo Pérez-Reverte’s The Dumas Club (1993): Experimental Historiography and Metanarration in the Crime Novel,” Malcah Effron, Univ. of Newcastle
3. “When, Who, What Are We? Defining Irishness in Tana French’s Twenty-First-Century Postmodern Crime Fiction,” Rosemary Erickson Johnsen, Governors State Univ.