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Monday, 29 December

706. Frank Bidart: The Shock of Speech in Lyric and Dramatic Monologue

9:00–10:15 p.m., Golden Gate 2, Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Michelle Niemann, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

1. “‘Hell Came When I Saw / MYSELF’: Frank Bidart and the Dramatic Monologue,” Michael T. Thurston, Smith Coll.

2. “Shock Troupers: Browning, Bidart, and the Drama of Prosody,” Herbert F. Tucker, Univ. of Virginia

3. “The Ghostly Mire: AIDS, Lyric, and the Body in Frank Bidart’s Desire,” Stephanie Youngblood, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

Respondent: David Gewanter, Georgetown Univ.

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