Saturday, 29 December
548. Literary States of Exception
3:30–4:45 p.m., Parlor G, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Romanticism and the Nineteenth Century
Presiding: Kevin Michael McLaughlin, Brown Univ.
1. “Our Souls Must Bend: Wordsworth’s Wartime Pastoral and the State of Exception,” Samuel E. Baker, Univ. of Texas, Austin
2. “States of Anachronism: Marx and Hugo in Exile,” Deborah Elise White, Emory Univ.
3. “‘L’eccezione italiana’: Alessandro Manzoni’s Christian Political Economy,” Joseph Luzzi, Bard Coll.