American Literature Association, May 27-30, 2010; due Jan 15, 2010

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Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society
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1) Sedgwick and Religion -- Sedgwick has often been linked with Unitarianism, but what other ways is her writing informed by religion and in what ways can we relate her writings to other 19th century religious cultures?

2) Sedgwick, Irving, and their Contemporaries write the Sketch -- revisit the sketch as a genre in the early 19th century.