Friday, 28 December
362. “When the Perfect Two Embrace”: The Poetry of Fuller and Emerson
7:15–8:30 p.m., Stetson B and C, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the Thoreau Society
Presiding: Sandy Harbert Petrulionis, Penn State Univ., Altoona
1. “‘My Inwardness Is Grown Insight’: Visions of Selfhood in Margaret Fuller’s Poetry,” Jeffrey Allen Steele, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
2. “Trinities and Transcendence in the Ecstatic Poetry of Emerson and Fuller,” John Higgins, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia
3. “Higher Law, Total War: Emerson’s Wartime Poetry,” Randall Fuller, Drury Univ.
Respondent: Saundra Morris, Bucknell Univ.