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437. Wit, Inspiration, and Fancy: The Early Modern Poetic Thought

Monday, 5 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Liberty B, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Michael Ursell, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz

1. "Inspiration as Work in the Faerie Queene," Stephen Guy-Bray, Univ. of British Columbia

2. "Eve's Imagination: Fancy, Reason, and the Genesis of Poetry," Jenna Lay, Lehigh Univ.

3. "'Prodigies of Wit and Pietie': Poetic Careers after Donne's Poems, by J. D. (1635)," Erin McCarthy, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

Responding: Michael Ursell


Subjects:

  • British Literature – General

  • British Literature – Seventeenth Century

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