Naming Character, Characterizing Names: Onomastic Studies of M. Twain, H. Thrale, and T. Morrison
Friday, 4 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Beacon F, Sheraton
Program arranged by the American Name Society
Presiding: Iman Makeba Laversuch, Univ. of Cologne
- “Naming and Moral Sense in Mark Twain’s Mysterious Stranger Manuscript,” Rebecca Cantor, Loyola Marymount Univ.
- “Was Hester Lynch Piozzi Just Dr. Johnson’s Mrs. Thrale?” Lisa Berglund, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo State Coll.
- “Redefining Race and Religion: Biblical Naming in the Fiction of Toni Morrison,” Heather Hathaway, Marquette Univ.