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289. Public Poetry in Britain

Sunday, 4 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Fairfax A, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century English Literature

Presiding: Paul K. Saint-Amour, Univ. of Pennsylvania

1. "The Perils of Public Poetry: Louis MacNeice's Autumn Sequel," Emily Bloom, Georgia State Univ.

2. "Tony Harrison, Linton Kwesi Johnson, and the Poetics of Industrial Decline," David R. Sherman, Brandeis Univ.

3. "'That Scant-Acre Kingdom': Edwin Muir's International Turn in the Lallans Controversy," Kelly C. MacPhail, McGill Univ.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Poetry

  • British Literature – General

  • British Literature – Twentieth Century

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