Lesley Pleasant presents at the German Literature Panel

Posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Lesley Pleasant, associate professor of German, presented "Mariengabe: Reflections of a New York Times Reader" at the German Literature Panel on Friday, November 10, at the Midwest Modern Language Association's Annual Convention in Cincinnati.

Her talk analyzed how the frame of The New York Times helps the protagonist of Uwe Johnson's Jahrestage (1971), a German immigrant to New York city in the 1960s, to shape the narrative of her own past for herself and her ten year old daughter.

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