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334. A Comparative View of Passion and Affect in Early Modern Tragedy

Friday, 6 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Ballard, Sheraton

A special session

1. "Affect, Diagnosis, and the Uses of Tragedy," Russ Leo, Princeton Univ.

2. "Between Poetics and Polemics: Passion and Catharsis in Vondel's Biblical Drama, 1640–70," Freya Sierhuis, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit├Ąt

3. "Passion, Not Character," Blair G. Hoxby, Stanford Univ.

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  • Genre, Theory, Method – Literary Criticism and Theory

  • Comparative Literature – Medieval and Renaissance

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