Thursday, 30 December
753. Melville as Lyric Poet
1:45–3:00 p.m., 303, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the College English Association
Presiding: Robert Madison, United States Naval Acad.
1. “Ticknor’s List: Melville’s Verse Resources,” Robert Madison
2. “Recontextualizing Melville’s Monitor Poems,” Mary K. Bercaw, Williams Coll.
3. “A Polar Wind Blows through It: Melville’s Sea Lyrics in John Marr and Other Sailors,” Douglas J. Robillard, Univ. of New Haven
Respondent: Jill Barnum, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities