Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Supernumerary Conference

Measure and Excess

June 13-15, 2018

Hosted by Roma Tre University

Temperance and Addiction
Moderator: Mary Jean Corbett, Miami University

“‘Abundant supply of stimulants’: drunkenness, addiction and faith in George Eliot’s ‘Janet’s repentance’”
Menglu Gao (Northwestern University)

“Aesthetic excess in African American temperance fiction: Francis E. W. Harper’s Sowing and Reaping
Ania Pochmara (University of Warsaw)

“‘Exquisite foie-gras! Have I forgotten thee?’: the British gourmet and his perplexities in Pelham, or Adventures of a Gentleman
Luisa Villa (University of Genova)

“The fascination of excess: wild behaviour and the UK temperance movement” Annemarie McAllister (University of Central Lancashire)