Wednesday, 11 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Sheffield, Chicago Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Richard A. Garner, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York
1. "Charismatic Abjection; or, Martyrdom in America," Caleb Smith, Yale Univ.
2. "The Animal Magnetism of Sentiment: Novels and Imaginary Capture," Richard A. Garner
3. "Piercing the Sonorous Envelope: Singing for the Feminine Aesthetic in 'Circumstance,'" David Greven, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia
Responding: Kevin Pelletier, Univ. of Richmond
For abstracts and session information, visit bit.ly/mla14affect.
Genre, Theory, Method – Literary Criticism and Theory
American Literature – Before 1900