Friday, 28 December
313. French and British Appropriations of Vergil in the Early Modern: A Question of National Identity
3:30–4:45 p.m., Mississippi, Sheraton Chicago
A special session
Presiding: Phillip Usher, Barnard Coll.
1. “From French Court to French Countryside: Du Bellay’s Appropriation of the Moretum,” Isabelle Fernbach, Montana State Univ., Bozeman
2. “The Tears of the Nation: Mourning and National Foundation in Vergil’s Aeneid and Racine’s Andromaque,” Catherine Winiarski, Univ. of California, Irvine
3. “Nation Building: Milton, Vergil, and the Anxiety of Alterity,” Maura Giles-Watson, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln
4. “Temples of Caesar: The Politics of Renaissance Georgics Translations,” Kimberly Johnson, Brigham Young Univ., UT
For copies of abstracts, visit www.novumverbum.org/mla_07_renaissance_virgil/.