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Friday, 28 December

299. Writing the Modernist City: Urban Experience and Poetic Language

3:30–4:45 p.m., Columbus Hall G, Hyatt Regency

A special session

Presiding: Susan McCabe, Univ. of Southern California

1. “The Discourse of Urban Experience in Eliot’s The Waste Land,” Rise B. Axelrod, Univ. of California, Riverside

2. “Bridging Dystopia and Utopia: Hart Crane’s Dia-‘logic’ of Metaphor,” John Philip Wargacki, Seton Hall Univ.

3. “City of Shale: Williams’s Paterson,” Steven Gould Axelrod, Univ. of California, Riverside

4. “‘Them Thoughts Would Bust My Head’: The Mind’s Ear of Modernism and the Social Prosody of Montage of a Dream Deferred,” William Mohr, California State Univ., Long Beach

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