Thursday, 30 December
679. Literary Linguistics: Toward a Definition
10:15–11:30 a.m., Washington C, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on Linguistic Approaches to Literature
Presiding: Todd Van Evera Oakley, Case Western Reserve Univ.
1. “Toward a Definition of Literary Linguistics,” Milton M. Azevedo, Univ. of California, Berkeley
2. “In the Supermarket of Language: What Corpus Linguists Can Learn from Experimental Poetry,” Claiborne Rice, Univ. of Louisiana, Lafayette
3. “Optimality Theory, Borges, and Hoaxes: Modeling the Act of Reading as a Pragmatic Process of Constraint Satisfaction,” Lynda C. Walsh, New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Tech.
4. “The Pragmatic Author: Comparing Pragmatic Constraints on Linguistic Choices in Everyday Use and in Literary Texts,” Sharon A. Cote, James Madison Univ.