Tuesday, 27 December
69. Periodization and Its Discontents
8:45–10:00 p.m., Eisenhower, Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Adriana Craciun, Univ. of London, Birkbeck Coll.
1. “Literary History’s Alternative Groove: The Expectations of Periodization and Interregnum Literary Culture,” Margaret J. M. Ezell, Texas A&M Univ., College Station
2. “Beyond Periodization: Satan, Sappho, and British Women’s Literary History,” Adriana Craciun
3. “The Cultural Rationale for Periodization: Historical Feeling and Eloquence at the University of London, 1828–50,” Ted Underwood, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana