Saturday, 29 December
598. New Directions in Nineteenth-Century Genre Studies: The Forms of Jewishness
7:15–8:30 p.m., Ogden, Hyatt Regency
A special session
Presiding: Barry V. Qualls, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
1. “Emma Lyon and Elegy: Inherited Form and the Forms of Alienation,” Karen A. Weisman, Univ. of Toronto
2. “‘Judah’s (Other) Bards’: Hebraic Poetics and Anglo-Jewish Women Poets,” Cynthia Scheinberg, Mills Coll.
3. “Double Exodus: Narrative Closure and Wandering Jews in Late-Victorian Novels,” Susan David Bernstein, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison