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586. Early Modern Possible Worlds

Wednesday, 7 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 618, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Carla Mazzio, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York

1. "Three Takes on Possibility: Shakespeare, Leibniz, Kierkegaard," Simon Palfrey, Univ. of Oxford, Brasenose Coll.

2. "'As Might Best Be': Poetics of Possibility in The Faerie Queene," Debapriya Sarkar, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

3. "A Possible World in Math and Poetry: Descartes's Le Monde," Jacqueline D. Wernimont, Scripps Coll.

For abstracts, visit earlymodernpossibleworlds.wordpress.com.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • British Literature – Renaissance and Elizabethan

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