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159. The Physics of Early Modern Poetics

Saturday, 9 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., Huron, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Jonathan Gil Harris, George Washington Univ.

1. "Matter, Physics, and Poetics in Julius Caesar Scaliger's Poetices," Liza Blake, Univ. of Toronto

2. "Pygmalion's Wax: Poetic Impressions in Bacon and Montaigne," Jenny C. Mann, Cornell Univ.

3. "'A Bawd for Figure': Form and Motion in Poetic Making," Wendy Beth Hyman, Oberlin Coll.


  • British Literature – General

  • British Literature – Renaissance and Elizabethan

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