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41. Dreiser and Money

Monday, 9 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., O'Hare, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Gary Totten, North Dakota State Univ.

1. "From Dreiser to DeLillo and Beyond: Extrapolating Our Economic Future," Roark Mulligan, Christopher Newport Univ.

2. "'Leave Them Wanting More': Staging Vagrancy behind the Curtain of Affluence in Sister Carrie," Daniel Graham, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

3. "'What Is Your Address?': Place, Money, and Identity in Dreiser's Sister Carrie," Jamie Bolker, Fordham Univ., Bronx

4. "Speculating on 'Visions of Empire': Vulnerability and Resilience in Dreiser's The Financier," Jude Davies, Univ. of Winchester

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  • American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

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