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673. The Poetry of 1968

Sunday, 8 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 606, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Nandini Ramesh Sankar, Cornell Univ.

1. "Lorine Niedecker 'after / the Bay of Pigs,'" Jim Cocola, Worcester Polytechnic Inst.

2. "Room to Rhyme: 1968 and the Revision of the Public Poem in Postwar Britain," Simon Kress, Univ. of Minnesota, Duluth

3. "The New York School of Poetry and the Late 1960s," Yasmine Shamma, Univ. of Oxford

4. "Clarity in the Sense of Silence: Intermedial Conflict in George Oppen's Of Being Numerous," Rajiv C. Krishnan, English and Foreign Languages Univ.

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  • General Literature – Poetry

  • American Literature – Twentieth Century

  • British Literature – General

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