Thursday, 27 December
128. Late Formalisms: Some Twilights of Twentieth-Century Poetry
8:45–10:00 p.m., Addams, Hyatt Regency
A special session
Presiding: Anton Vander Zee, Stanford Univ.
1. “‘To Be in Any Form’: Robert Creeley Reading the Late Walt Whitman,” Anton Vander Zee
2. “Learning to Pray: On Late Mastery and Modesty,” David Caplan, Ohio Wesleyan Univ.
3. “From Innovation to Renovation: The Politics of Absorption and Language Poetry’s Late Form,” Ming-Qian Ma, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York