Wednesday, 27 December
19. Ideas of Form in Twentieth-Century Poetry: What We Talk about When We Talk about Form
5:15–6:30 p.m., 309, Philadelphia Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Anton Vander Zee, Stanford Univ.
1. “The Concept of Literary Form; or, Back to the Drawing Board, Everybody,” David J. Gorman, Northern Illinois Univ.
2. “Formal Fictions, Formal Anxieties,” Anton Vander Zee
3. “Ruses of the Sign: Poetic Form, Ordinary Language, and Artifice in Recent American Critical Discourse,” Andrew Heartt Eastman, Univ. of Strasbourg II
For copies of abstracts and discussion, visit http://formalnegotiations.blogspot.com.