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Wednesday, 27 December

51. “Presentism” and Interpreting Early Modern English Literature

7:00–8:15 p.m., 203-B, Convention Center

A special session

Presiding: David Loewenstein, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

1. “Keeping Past and Present from Consuming Each Other: Shakespeare and Eastward Ho!,” Paul Anthony Stevens, Univ. of Toronto

2. “Presentism, Historicism, and the Ethics of Criticism; or, Do Texts Have Rights?” David Scott Kastan, Columbia Univ.

3. “Andrew Marvell and the Issue of Presentism: Declarations of War and the Public Right to Know?” Thomas Corns, Univ. of Wales, Bangor

For copies of abstracts, write to daloewen@wisc.edu after 1 Dec.

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