Wednesday, 28 December
278. New Approaches to Elegy
3:30–4:45 p.m., Virginia Suite A, Marriott
A special session
Presiding: R. Clifton Spargo, Marquette Univ.
1. “‘What’s Left Behind’: Jorie Graham’s Recovery of the Dead,” Lisa Kim Perdigao, Florida Inst. of Tech.
2. “Spatial Displacements: Apparitions and the Evasion of Grief in Susan Howe’s The Midnight,” Ann Keniston, Univ. of Nevada, Reno
3. “‘Not Forgotten . . . at the Proper Time’: Geoffrey Hill, the Holocaust, and the Elegiacs of Postmodernity,” R. Clifton Spargo
Respondent: Jahan Ramazani, Univ. of Virginia