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Thursday, 06 January

89. Sentiment and Lament: Responses to Death in Poetry of the American Civil War

3:30–4:45 p.m., Platinum Salon F, J. W. Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Mónica Peláez, Saint Cloud State Univ.

1. “American War Deaths in Poetry and Photography: From Antietam to Afghanistan,” Cynthia Wachtell, Yeshiva Univ., New York

2. “Whitman, Memorial Space, and Lyric Mourning,” Desiree Henderson, Univ. of Texas, Arlington

3. “Union Blues: Melville’s Battle-Pieces,” Stephanie Ann Smith, Univ. of Florida

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