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Friday, 07 January

291. Fan Mail: Narrating or Garbling the Cultural Work of Popular Fictions?

1:45–3:00 p.m., Olympic III, J. W. Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Emily Satterwhite, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.

1. “Readers Write Back: Reading, Sentimentality, and the Anxious Pleasures of the Fan Letter,” Jennifer Brady, Emory Univ.

2. “‘Turn Your Reading to Profit’: Readers’ Appreciations of Eleanor Porter’s Just David,” Amy L. Blair, Marquette Univ.

3. “Reading Deliverance: Constructions of Homeland and Empire,” Emily Satterwhite

Respondent: Yung-Hsing Wu, Univ. of Louisiana, Lafayette

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