The Fantastic in Contemporary Fiction III
Chair: Vernon Hyles, Univ. Southwestern Louisiana,
Forrest Byrd, Univ. Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette,
"The Narrow Gravity of Larry McMurtry."
Sondra N. Arkin, Florida Atlantic Univ., "Possibility and
the Fantastic in John Barth's SabbaticaL"
Anne K. Kaler, Lansdale, PA, "The Myth of the Rejection
of Parenting in John Barth's The End of the Road
French Surrealist Texts and Techniques
Chair: Holly Ulmer York, Emory Univ., Atlanta, GA.
Joyce O. Lowrie, Wesleyan Univ., Middletown, CT,
"Dissolution and Discovery in the Fantastic Fiction
of Andre Pieyre de Mandiargues."
Michele Langford, Pepperdine Univ., Malibu, CA, "The
Dark Zone of the Surrealist World."
Marjorie Hellerstein, Massachusetts College of Art,
Boston, "The Structure of Fantasy: Robbe-Grillet's
Topology of a Phantom City."
* —Session 46—
Animals in Myth, Legend, and Modern Literature
Chair: Jean Tobin, University of Wisconsin.
Radu R. Florescu, Boston College, "The Pied Piper,
Ratfolklore and Mythology."
Waltraud Bartscht, Univ. Dallas, "The Sacred Serpent."
Malcolm South, East Carolina Univ., "The Lion as a
Guardian Symbol and Figure."
The Fantastic in the Work of Early British Writers
Chair: Catherine McClenahan, Marquette Univ.,
Robert J. Bush, Univ. South Alabama, Mobile, "The
Visions of Astrophel: Suggestions of Precognition in
Three Sonnets of Sir Philip Sidney (1581)."
Carol P. Marsh, Morehouse College, Atlanta, "Ben
Jonson's Haddington Masque: Stuart England and
the Notion of Order."
Catherine McClenahan, Marquette Univ., "Radical
Revisions: Imagination versus Phantasy in William
The Vampire in Literature I
Chair: Leonard G. Heldreth, Northern Michigan
Univ., Marquette, MI.
Jean Lorrah, Murray State Univ., Murray, KY, "Dracula
Meets the New Woman."
Kathryn Marocchino, Stanford Univ., Stanford, CA,
"Style, Language and the Theater in Bram Stoker's
Raymond T. McNally, Boston College, "Dracula Was
Carol Senf, Georgia Inst, of Technology, "Women
Film and SF
Chair: Lane Roth, Lamar Univ., Beaumont, TX.
Donald Palumbo, Lorain County Community College,
Elyria, OH, "The Underground Journey and the Death
and Resurrection Theme in Recent Science Fiction
and Fantasy Films."
Andrew Gordon, Univ. Florida, "Return of the Jedi:
Sound and Fury."
Anthony S. Magistrale, Univ. Vermont, "Protecting the
Children: E.T., Huck Finn, and the Politics of
The Fantastic in the Works of Edgar Allan Poe — I
Chair: Richard Kopley, Pennsylvania State, DuBois,
Steven E. Kagle, Illinois State, "The Corpse Within Us."
Benjamin Fisher, IV, Univ. Mississippi, "Fantasy Figures
in Poe's Poems."
Kenneth Von Gunden, Pennsylvania State, "Edgar Allan
Poe's 'The Black Cat' on Film."
—Session 51 —
Fantastic In Italian Literature
Chair: Mario B. Mignone, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY.
Florinda Iannace, Fordham, "The Role of Women in
Boccaccio: Between the Real and Ideal-Fantastic."
Vera F. Golini, St. Jerome's College, "The Dream
Fantasy in II castello del sogno and its European
Joseph E. Germano, SUNY, Stony Brook, "Deceit Through
Magic in Boccaccio's Decameron: Dec. IV 2, VII 9,
Luigi Fontanella, SUNY, Stony Brook, "Aldo Palazzeschi
and the Fantastic."