Wednesday, 29 December
472. Seals and Walruses: What Can We Learn from Bad Editions?
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 202-A, Convention Center
Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Scholarly Editions
Presiding: Donald H. Reiman, Univ. of Delaware, Newark
1. “What Spanish Seals Don’t Tell Us about the Theater of the Golden Age,” C. George Peale, California State Univ., Fullerton
2. “Resurrecting Whitman Manuscripts: Unpublished Introductions to Leaves of Grass Buried under the CSE Seal,” Paul Benton, Pacific Lutheran Univ.
3. “Failing Shelley: The Editions of 1870 and 1970 and Their Aftermath,” Neil Fraistat, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
Respondent: Erick R. Kelemen, Columbia Coll., MO