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22. American Poetry in the 1890s: Culture, Convention, Canons

Monday, 5 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 306, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Elissa Zellinger, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

1. "Noguchi and the Purple Cow: 'Placing' Poetry in the 1890s," Angela Franceska Sorby, Marquette Univ.

2. "The Aesthetics of Dialect: Regionalism, Balladry, and the Book Trade," Michael Cohen, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

3. "'According to the Best Legends': Crane, Robinson, and Chivalry," Elissa Zellinger


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Poetry

  • American Literature – Before 1900

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