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82. Vulnerable Readers and the Post-1945 American Novel

Monday, 9 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., O'Hare, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Ivy Schweitzer, Dartmouth Coll.

1. "Suburban Gothic: The Uneasy Readers of Shirley Jackson," Royden Kadyschuk, Columbia Univ.

2. "Vladimir Incognito: Neurotic Rereading and the Upward Spiral of Paranoia in Nabokov's Pale Fire," Kathryn Fleishman, Univ. of California, Berkeley

3. "Vulnerable Native Subjects: Reading Affective Resistance in the Renewal of Dakota Tiyospaye (Kinship) Bonds in Ella Cara Deloria's Waterlily," Christopher Pexa, Vanderbilt Univ.

4. "Responsible Readings: Interpretive Relation and the Novels of Toni Morrison," Jenny M. James, Pacific Lutheran Univ.; Autumn Womack, Univ. of Pittsburgh

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  • American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

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