Friday, 6 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Fairfax B, Sheraton
Program arranged by the International Spenser Society
Presiding: Graham Hammill, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York
1. "Stounds, Stowres, Swoons, Swounds, Deadly Fits, and Trances: Shock and Its Consequences in Spenser's Faerie Queene," Giulio Pertile, Princeton Univ.
2. "Spenser Goes West: Misogyny and the Agrarian Ideal from The Faerie Queene to Jeffersonian Democracy," Katherine Eggert, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
3. "Despair in the House of Holiness," Harry Berger, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz
British Literature – Renaissance and Elizabethan