Saturday, 7 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 307, WSCC
A special session
Presiding: Cindy Weinstein, California Inst. of Tech.
1. "'Can Fear of Fire Make Me Love?': Nineteenth-Century Apocalyptic Sentimentalism," Kevin Pelletier, Univ. of Richmond
2. "'Every Woman . . . Should Raise Her Voice': Rethinking White Women's Activism in William Wells Brown's Clotel," Leslie Petty, Rhodes Coll.
3. "Deemphasizing Sentimentality in Nineteenth-Century American Culture," April Davidauskis, Univ. of Southern California
Responding: Richard A. Garner, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York
For abstracts, visit richardagarner.com/mla-2012-radical-sentiment-panel.
Genre, Theory, Method – Literary Criticism and Theory
American Literature – Before 1900