Sunday, 09 January
809. Stepping Westward
1:45–3:00 p.m., Platinum Salon H, J. W. Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on the English Romantic Period
Presiding: Celeste G. Langan, Univ. of California, Berkeley
1. “Coleridge’s Westward Dejection and the Criticism of Life,” Noel Jackson, Massachusetts Inst. of Tech.
2. “Sailing Westward: Wordsworth and Byron between Climates of Empire,” Samuel E. Baker, Univ. of Texas, Austin
3. “‘Why Westward Turn?’: Keats and the Progress of Poesy,” Yohei Igarashi, New York Univ.
Respondent: Maureen Noelle McLane, New York Univ.