602. Poetics of Death
Tuesday, 5 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 206, Hynes
Program arranged by the Division on Eighteenth- and Early-Nineteenth-Century German Literature
Presiding: Daniel Purdy, Penn State Univ., University Park
1. "'Widerliche Galgenpoesie' as Cultural Practice in Southern Germany, 1750–1800," Magelone Bollen, Michigan State Univ.
2. "Why Write at Death's Door? Last Letters in Late-Eighteenth-Century German Literature," Marie Isabel Schlinzig, Univ. of Oxford
3. "Death Writes: Romantic Thanatopoetics," Martha B. Helfer, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
For abstracts, visit www.bowdoin.edu/faculty/b/btautz/index.shtml after 15 Dec.
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