Saturday, 30 December
677. John Clare: Pastoral and Performance
10:15–11:30 a.m., 413, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the John Clare Society of North America
Presiding: David Worrall, Nottingham Trent Univ.
1. “Minoritarian Rhizomes: John Clare and the Ecolinguistics of Nature,” Simon Kovesi, Oxford Brookes Univ.
2. “John Clare and the Identity of the Poet,” Kurtis Hessel, Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale
3. “John Clare’s Stamford: Types of Theatricality in a Georgian Market Town,” David Worrall