Cryonic Modernism, Cryonic History: Troubling the Periodization of a Literary Era.
February 28, at CMU 226, 3:30 to 5:00 pm:
Robert L. Caserio is Professor of English, Comparative Literature, and Women's Sexuality and Gender Studies at Penn State. A radical and original voice in gender theory and criticism, he is known for the prodigious range and depth of his knowledge of 19th and 20th century British and American Literature. Among his monographs are Plot, Story, and the Novel: From Dickens and Poe to the Modern Period (1979), The NOvel in England: 1900-1950: History and Theory (1999), and the forthcoming Cambridge Introduction to British Fiction, 1900-1950.
Lecture co-sponsored by CLCM.