Friday, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 310, JW Marriott
Rereading the Body: Medicine and the Female Subject in Nineteenth-Century Hispanic Literary Texts
A special session. Presiding: J. Selene Zander, Loyola Marymount Univ.
1. “Disease Represented: ‘Carmen and Adela,’ a Narrative of Contagious Desire,” J. Selene Zander
2. “Feminine Nature versus Doctors: Tuberculosis and Syphilis in Peruvian Women’s Narrative,” Rocio del Aguila, Wichita State Univ.
3. “‘El derecho a gozar’: The Politics of Female Pleasure in Nineteenth-Century Spanish Medicine and Fiction,” Julia Chang, Cornell Univ.
Respondent: Naomi Lindstrom, Univ. of Texas, Austin
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