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Sunday, 09 January

737. The Sugar-Coated Pill and Other Seemingly Sweet Conceits

10:15–11:30 a.m., Olympic II, J. W. Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Christopher Warley, Univ. of Toronto

1. “Soft Words and Hard Knowledge: On Renaissance Discourses of Poetry,” Jenny C. Mann, Cornell Univ.

2. “‘Sweetnesse and Subtillitie’: The Poetics of Sugar in Early Modern England,” Miriam Emma Jacobson, Univ. of Georgia

3. “You Are What You Read: A Renaissance Model of Persuasion,” Frederick Blumberg, Stanford Univ.

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