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523. Modern Love at 150: Reassessing George Meredith's Poetry

Thursday, 7 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 612, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Rebecca Mitchell, Univ. of Texas–Pan American

1. "'Have Her Quite Scraggy to Have Her Quite Poetical': Meredith, Gender, and Form," Melissa Jenkins, Wake Forest Univ.

2. "'Love's Nerveless Body': Losing Consciousness in George Meredith's Lyrics," Elisha Cohn, Cornell Univ.

3. "Modernity in Meredith's 'Shemselnihar' and 'Cassandra,'" Criscillia A. Benford, Stanford Univ.


  • General Literature – Poetry

  • British Literature – Nineteenth Century

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