733. Rape of the Lock at Three Hundred
Tuesday, 12 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Armitage, Chicago Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Restoration and Early-Eighteenth-Century English Literature
Presiding: Catherine Elizabeth Ingrassia, Virginia Commonwealth Univ.
Speakers: Nicole Horejsi, Columbia Univ.; Matthew Reilly, Univ. of Texas, Austin; John J. Richetti, Univ. of Pennsylvania; Eugenia Zuroski Jenkins, McMaster Univ.
The roundtable offers new approaches to the poem, considers its role in the critical discourse surrounding the poet Pope, and explores its cultural persistence in scholarship and teaching.
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