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Wednesday, 27 December

23. Erotic Devotional Poetry and the Crisis of Identity in Early Modern Europe

5:15–6:30 p.m., 308, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Jennifer L. Clement, Vanderbilt Univ.

1. “‘Newfound Sonetists’: Devotional Poetics and Eroticism in Early-Seventeenth-Century Verse,” Ronald J. Corthell, Kent State Univ., Kent

2. “I Want You to Want Me: Gender and Eroticism in Seventeenth-Century Devotional Poetry,” Jennifer L. Clement

3. “Being Magdalene: Identification and Desire in Henry Constable’s Spiritual Sonnets,” Gary J. Kuchar, Univ. of Victoria

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