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Thursday, 29 December

367. New Approaches to Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Poetry

8:30–9:45 a.m., Virginia Suite A, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Elizabeth Petrino, Fairfield Univ.

1. “‘Why, Sir, as to That—’: Sarah Piatt and the Conventions of Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Poetry,” Jessica Roberts, Albion Coll.

2. “Howe, Harper, and Piatt: Voice Effects in the Civil War Poetry of Three Women Writers,” Faith P. Barrett, Lawrence Univ.

3. “Loosing and Losing Voices: Walt Whitman, Adah Isaacs Menken, and Lyric Subjectivity,” Eliza Richards, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

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