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Thursday, 29 December

634. The Fate of Rhetoric in Early Modern England

9:00–10:15 p.m., Wilson A, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Jenny Mann, Northwestern Univ.

1. “Improbable Othello: Commonplaces and Far-fetched Figures in English Rhetoric,” Catherine Nicholson, Univ. of Pennsylvania

2. “Resorting to Reason: The Failures of Rhetoric in the English Civil War,” Thomas Chandler Fulton, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

3. “The Infections of an English ‘Vein of Rhetorick’: Samuel Shaw’s Words Made Visible,” Jenny Mann

Respondent: John D. Guillory, New York Univ.

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