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656. New Approaches to Science and Romanticism

Friday, 8 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Virginia, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Stefan Hoeppner, Univ. of Freiburg

1. "Ancient Egypt, Sacred Science, and the Poetry of Erasmus Darwin," Marques Redd, Marquette Univ.

2. "Rethinking American Romanticism through Medical Science," Paul Gilmore, California State Univ., Long Beach

3. "Botanical Science, Enlightenment, and Romanticism in Chamisso's Views on Botany and the Plant Kingdom," Alexander E. Pichugin, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick


  • General Literature – Literature and Other Arts, Humanities, Law, Psychology, Science, and Sociology

  • Comparative Literature – Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

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