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Session Details

430. Contemporary American Fiction and the Fate of Individuality

Saturday, 7 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 612, WSCC

A special session

1. "Philip Roth's Modest Phase," Mark James McGurl, Stanford Univ.

2. "What about the Children? The Twenty-First-Century American Novel and the Abuse of the Young," Gordon N. Hutner, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

3. "Franzen, Fiction, and the Aggregate," Margaret Hunt Gram, Harvard Univ.

Responding: Andrew Hoberek, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

Author Comment
Subject: Abstracts available?

This session looks great! Do you think that abstracts will be posted before the convention?