Tuesday, 27 December
33. The Prostitute and the Courtesan in Early Modern France
5:15–6:30 p.m., Conservatory, Washington Hilton
Program arranged by the Division on Seventeenth-Century French Literature
Presiding: Domna C. Stanton, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York
1. “The Prostitute and the Myth of Creation in the Histoire Tragique: Camus’s ‘La sanglante chasteté’ and de Rosset’s ‘Histoire X,’” Anna Rosner, McMaster Univ.
2. “On the Phantasmic Body of the Old Whore,” Domna C. Stanton
3. “Ninon de l’Enclos: The Courtesan as Moralist,” David R. Harrison, Grinnell Coll.