FIRST MAILING FOR DICKNS-L
It is appropriate for DICKNS-L to have as its first item
for subscribers the program for the 1993 Winter Conference of The
Dickens Project. The Winter Conference, held regularly at UC
Riverside, features papers written by graduate students who
attended last summer's Dickens Universe meetings at UC Santa Cruz.
Respondents to the papers are faculty members from the universities
affiliated with The Dickens Project.
This year's conference is under the direction of Joe Childers,
English Department, UC Riverside, with the assistance of Kathy
Light of the same department.
THE DICKENS PROJECT WINTER CONFERENCE
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE
February 19-21, 1993
Friday, February 19
Reception, Day's Inn
Saturday, February 20
Coffee and Welcome
Session I: 9:15-10:45
"A Community of Marriages: Social Control and the Marriage Plot in
Kimberly Lutz, UC Riverside
"Fatal Solitude: Telepathy and Community in `The Lifted Veil'
Stephanie Dryden, UC Irvine
"Drink, Sin and Redemption in `Janet's Repentance'"
Christine Alfano, Stanford University
Respondent: Robert Tracy, UC Berkeley
10:45-11:00 Coffee Break
Session II: 11:00-12:45
"The Victorian Family: A Novel Family"
Mara Fein, University of Southern California
"`The Doctrine of This Wonderful Fairy Tale': The Intersection of
Topography, Physical Appearance and Morality in Charles
Kingsley's The Water Babies"
Gloria Bowen, UC Santa Barbara
"Dirty Books and Loose Women: 'Sesame and Lilies' and Social
Catherine Robson, UC Berkeley
"Tattletales and Titillation: What Was the Nature of Harriet B.
Stowe's Attack on Byron's Marriage?"
Lynn Byrd, University of Texas at Austin
Respondent: Jennifer Brody, UC Riverside
Session III: 2:00-3:45
"Tennyson's 1859 Idylls of the King: Guinevere; Adulteress but not
Janice L. Hewitt, Rice University
"Maternal Text and Subtext in Kate Chopin's The Awakening"
Genevieve Morgan, UC Davis
"Elizabeth Gaskell and the `Witches' Cauldron of the Imagination':
Protective Narration in Mary Barton and Ruth"
Roxanne Eberle, UCLA
"`An Unparalleled Proof of Friendly Confidence': The Erotics of
Female Confession and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall"
Eileen C. Cleere, Rice University
Respondent: Eloise Hay, UC Santa Barbara
Joe Childers' House
Sunday, February 21
Session IV: 9:00-10:45
"Novel Polyphony: Sartor Resartus as `Cold Carnival'"
Dino Felluga, UC Santa Barbara
"The Gospel of Amy: Sentimental Power in Little Dorrit"
Mary Lenard, University of Texas at Austin
"Reclaiming the Lost Narrative: Newman's Curious
Participation in the Return of Auricular Confession"
John Kirwan, UC Riverside
"Managing the Problem of Pain in Little Dorrit"
Todd E. Pickett, UC Irvine
Respondent: Robert Newsom, UC Irvine
10:45-11:00 Coffee Break
Session V: 11:00-12:30
"Class Culture: The Mid-Victorian Art Criticism of Elizabeth
Victoria Olsen, Stanford University
"Review of a Review: Louis Enault on Dickens in Le
Constitutionnel, July 27, 1857"
Ann Werner, University of Minnesota
"Under Construction: Women and Art in Charlotte Bronte's
Linda Gill, UC Riverside
Respondent: Thad Logan, Rice University
Persons interested in attending should get in touch with
Kathy Light, English Department, UC Riverside, 92521