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Session Details

Saturday, 08 January

424. Historical Prosody and Poetics

8:30–9:45 a.m., Diamond Salon 1, J. W. Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Poetry

Presiding: Virginia Jackson, Tufts Univ.

1. “Meter and Meaning,” Isobel Armstrong, Univ. of London, Birkbeck Coll.

2. “Dogged by Verse: Slavery and Its Metrics,” Max Cavitch, Univ. of Pennsylvania

3. “Believing George Saintsbury’s History of Prosody,” Meredith Martin, Princeton Univ.

Author Comment
Subject: changes to program
The speakers for this panel have changed. Meredith Martin remains the third speaker, but there will be two papers not on the program:

Virginia Jackson, "Imaginary Rhythm"

Adela Pinch, "Rhyme's End"

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