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Symposium: The Autobiographical Mode: New Ideas of the Self

November 14-16, 1979

with Saul Bellow, Herbert Blau, J. M. Cameron, Paul de Man, Dorothy Dinnerstein, Ihab Hassan, Mark Krupnick, Barbara Myerhoff, Richard Poirier, Jane Gallop, Rockwell Gray, Barbara Johnson, Peggy Kamuf, Mary Lydon, George Morgan, Ann Barr Snitow, and Mary K. Wakeman

The Autobiographical Mode Symposium schedule page oneNovember 14, 1979

Welcome: Thomas Ewens, Director, Center for 20th Century Studies

Mark Krupnick: “Modernism at the End of its Tether: Lionel Thrilling on the Self”

Workshop: “The Self and the Mother”
Jane Gallop, Mary Lydon, Barbara Johnson, and Peggy Kamuf

Workshop: Rockwell Gray and George Morgan

J.M. Cameron: “Autobiography and Philosophical Perplexity”

November 15, 2019

The Autobiographical Mode Symposium schedule page 2Herbert Blau: “Missing Persons; or, the Marriage of True Minds”

Richard Poirier: “On the Obliterations of the Self”

Dorothy Dinnerstein: “Some Uses of Gender to Keep the Self Pre-Human”

Workshop: Dorothy Dinnerstein, Ann Bar Snitow, and Mary K. Wakeman

Saul Bellow: “Novelist, Subject, Public”

November 16, 1979

Screening: Number Our Days

Ihab Hassan: “Parabiography: The Varieties of Critical Experience”

Barbara Myerhoff: “The Sounded Self: Dramatization and Ritualization of Autobiography by Invisible People”

Screening: Number Our Days

Paul de Man: “The Self and the Resistance to Literary Theory”

The Autobiographical Mode Symposium participants bios          The Autobiographical Mode Symposium participants bios page two