Monday, 29 December
706. Frank Bidart: The Shock of Speech in Lyric and Dramatic Monologue
9:00–10:15 p.m., Golden Gate 2, Hilton
A special session
Presiding: Michelle Niemann, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
1. “‘Hell Came When I Saw / MYSELF’: Frank Bidart and the Dramatic Monologue,” Michael T. Thurston, Smith Coll.
2. “Shock Troupers: Browning, Bidart, and the Drama of Prosody,” Herbert F. Tucker, Univ. of Virginia
3. “The Ghostly Mire: AIDS, Lyric, and the Body in Frank Bidart’s Desire,” Stephanie Youngblood, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
Respondent: David Gewanter, Georgetown Univ.