Wednesday, 29 December
528. Contemporary Poets and English Renaissance Verse
3:30–4:45 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon L, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Literature of the English Renaissance, Excluding Shakespeare
Presiding: Joseph Foster Loewenstein, Washington Univ.
1. “‘Lest . . . the Staffe Should Falle Asunder’: Stanzaic Practices in Early Modern and Modern Poetry,” Heather Dubrow, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
2. “Mechanical Failures: Vaughan, Herbert, Oppen, and the Matter of Metaphysics,” Joseph Anthony Campana, Kenyon Coll.
3. “Courting God: Donne’s Holy Sonnets and Phillips’s ‘The Blue Castrato,’” Christina Anne Pugh, Northwestern Univ.