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Wednesday, 28 December

335. Hester Pulter, English Civil War Poet and Romance Writer

7:15–8:30 p.m., Thomas Paine, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Elizabeth Clarke, Univ. of Warwick

1. “The Laughter of Tortoises and the Chastity of Elephants: Hester Pulter and Natural History in Unnatural Times,” Margaret J. M. Ezell, Texas A&M Univ., College Station

2. “The Unfortunate Florinda: West and East,” Peter C. Herman, San Diego State Univ.

3. “Science and Imagination: The Mental World of Hester Pulter,” Sarah Hutton, Middlesex Univ.

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