Sunday, 27 December
47. The Political Thinking Proper to Poetry
5:15–6:30 p.m., Congress A, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Romanticism and the Nineteenth Century
Presiding: Ellen S. Burt, Univ. of California, Irvine
1. “Participation in Kant to Hölderlin,” Kevin Michael McLaughlin, Brown Univ.
Speaker's Annotation:Title should read: "Poetic Force: Participation from Kant to Hoelderlin"
2. “‘A New Language’: Blanchot, Violence, and Romanticism,” Hannes Opelz, Univ. of Cambridge
3. “Thinking Poorly: Some Wan Reflections of the Political in Baudelaire’s Poetry,” Kevin E. Newmark, Boston Coll.