Wednesday, 27 December
51. “Presentism” and Interpreting Early Modern English Literature
7:00–8:15 p.m., 203-B, Convention Center
A special session
Presiding: David Loewenstein, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
1. “Keeping Past and Present from Consuming Each Other: Shakespeare and Eastward Ho!,” Paul Anthony Stevens, Univ. of Toronto
2. “Presentism, Historicism, and the Ethics of Criticism; or, Do Texts Have Rights?” David Scott Kastan, Columbia Univ.
3. “Andrew Marvell and the Issue of Presentism: Declarations of War and the Public Right to Know?” Thomas Corns, Univ. of Wales, Bangor
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