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452. Translated Skepticism: Montaigne and Shakespeare

Saturday, 11 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Superior A, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Renaissance and Baroque Literature and the Division on Shakespeare

Presiding: Leonard Barkan, Princeton Univ.; Bradin Cormack, Univ. of Chicago

1. "Montaigne and the Problem of Skepticism in Shakespearean Drama, 1600–05," Jamey E. Graham, Harvard Univ.

2. "Disowning Certainty: Comic Skepticism in 'De l'experience' and Twelfth Night," Stan Benfell, Brigham Young Univ., UT

3. "'From Translation All Science Had It's Of-spring': Florio, Montaigne, and Shakespeare's Monster," Peter Platt, Barnard Coll.

Responding: Leonard Barkan

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  • Comparative Literature – Medieval and Renaissance

  • British Literature – Shakespeare

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