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Wednesday, 27 December

19. Ideas of Form in Twentieth-Century Poetry: What We Talk about When We Talk about Form

5:15–6:30 p.m., 309, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Anton Vander Zee, Stanford Univ.

1. “The Concept of Literary Form; or, Back to the Drawing Board, Everybody,” David J. Gorman, Northern Illinois Univ.

2. “Formal Fictions, Formal Anxieties,” Anton Vander Zee

3. “Ruses of the Sign: Poetic Form, Ordinary Language, and Artifice in Recent American Critical Discourse,” Andrew Heartt Eastman, Univ. of Strasbourg II

For copies of abstracts and discussion, visit http://formalnegotiations.blogspot.com.

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