Saturday, 29 December
409. The Body as Boundary in Victorian Culture and Medicine
8:30–9:45 a.m., Acapulco, Hyatt Regency
A special session
Presiding: Pamela K. Gilbert, Univ. of Florida
1. “Poverty Embodied: Spectral Intrusion and Narratives of Class in Victorian Melodrama,” Heidi J. Holder, Central Michigan Univ.
2. “A Parasite for Sore Eyes: Rereading Infection Metaphors in Bram Stoker’s Dracula,” Ross Geoffrey Forman, National Univ. of Singapore
3. “Victorian Skin: Sweating, Bathing, and the Imperial Body,” Pamela K. Gilbert