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Monday, 29 December

459. “Money Is a Form of Poetry”: Twentieth-Century American Poetry and Finance

8:30–9:45 a.m., Golden Gate 6, Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Melissa Gabot Fabros, Univ. of California, Berkeley

1. “‘The Little That We Get for Free’: Gifts, Commodities, and the Economics of Loss in Elizabeth Bishop’s ‘Poem,’” Ann Keniston, Univ. of Nevada, Reno

2. “Circulating Value in Pound’s Pisan Cantos,” Helene Littmann, Vancouver, BC

3. “A. R. Ammons’s Organicism and Economics,” Melissa Gabot Fabros

4. “How Painted Rice Cakes Satisfy Hunger: Gary Snyder and the Commerce of Gifts,” Christopher Sindt, Saint Mary’s Coll. of California

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