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560. Black Poetry, Reading (Re)Publics, and the Performative in Nineteenth-Century America

Saturday, 7 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 305, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Rafia Zafar, Washington Univ. in St. Louis

1. "Frances E. W. Harper's 'Eliza Harris': A Verse Tableau," Alex Black, Cornell Univ.

2. "Constituting a Black Public: California Poetry in the Wake of the Civil War," Ivy Wilson, Northwestern Univ.

3. "'Lines in Memory': Black Elegies, National Figures, and the Christian Recorder," Eric S. Gardner, Saginaw Valley State Univ.


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Poetry

  • American Literature – General

  • American Literature – Before 1900

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