Revisiting the Circus with Huck Finn

Barbara Hochman

Ben Gurion University

Barbara Hochman is Professor Emerita in the Dept. of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics at Ben-Gurion University in Israel. She has written widely on American fiction, reading practices, and interpretive norms. Her books include   Getting at the Author: Reimagining Books and Reading in the Age of American Realism and Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Reading Revolution: Race, Literacy, Childhood, and Fiction 1852-1911,which won the DeLong book history prize in 2012. 


Our panel concludes with Barbara Hochman’s suggestion that re-reading deserves a place among recent theoretical discussions of reading, which has developed such critical practices as surface reading, distant reading,... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Barbara Hochman (Ben Gurion University)

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P15 » Practices of Re-reading in the Nineteenth Century (14:00 - Thursday, 22nd March, Fiesta I-II)

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