Sunday, 30 December
661. The Poetry of the Political
8:30–9:45 a.m., Colorado, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Romanticism and the Nineteenth Century
Presiding: Zachary Sng, Brown Univ.
1. “‘Pleadings All in Print’: The Function of Legal Discourse and Interpretation in Robert Browning’s The Ring and the Book,” Katie Rose Guest, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2. “‘The Poverty of Politicization’: The Recently Discovered Lyric Manifesto of Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Percy Shelley, Heinrich Heine, Emily Dickinson, and Rubén Darío,” Robert George Kaufman, Univ. of California, Berkeley
3. “Toward the Critique of Lyric Violence: Benjamin on Hölderlin,” Kevin Michael McLaughlin, Brown Univ.