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Sunday, 30 December

721. Montaigne and Seventeenth-Century England

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Arkansas, Sheraton Chicago

A special session

1. “‘Tyrannous Custome’: Ideological Evolution in the Early Reception of Florio’s Montaigne,” William M. Hamlin, Washington State Univ., Pullman

2. “Montaigne, the English Revolution, and the Struggle for Toleration,” David Loewenstein, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

3. “Is Custom an Idiot? Montaigne’s ‘Of Ancient Customes’ and the English Pamphlet Haec Vir,” Susan G. O’Malley, Kingsborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York

For copies of preliminary drafts of papers, write to gushee271@aol.com.

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