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Sunday, 27 December

11. Living/Dying: Contemporary Poets’ Final Notations

3:30–4:45 p.m., Liberty Ballroom Salon B, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Presiding: E. Jane Hedley, Bryn Mawr Coll.

1. “Contemporary Poets Looking at and through Death,” Willard L. Spiegelman, Southern Methodist Univ.

2. “Death and Form: Poetry and Mortality in the Work of Anthony Hecht and Richard Wilbur,” Karl Kirchwey, Bryn Mawr Coll.

3. “‘Even Then Maybe’: Adrienne Rich’s Stance toward Death,” E. Jane Hedley

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