[Milton-L] 17th c sessions at MLA

Elizabeth Bradburn elizabeth.bradburn at wmich.edu
Thu Mar 8 10:09:50 EST 2012


I prefer to embrace, THEN interrogate. Makes the interrogation more fun. ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Harold Skulsky" <hskulsky at smith.edu>
> To: "John Milton Discussion List" <milton-l at lists.richmond.edu>
> Sent: Thursday, March 8, 2012 8:56:45 AM
> Subject: Re: [Milton-L] 17th c sessions at MLA
> Why not also "interrogate AND embrace" (that is, "wind up embracing)?
> Anybody who'd been to University and had proluded would know how to
> play the Fun-with-Metaphysics wit-game; on the other hand, having been
> to University and come away seeing it as a possible game [and maybe
> even a mug's game] might sometimes reflect a position on and in
> metaphysics. . . . Just a fugitive thought. . .
> >>> richard strier <rastrier at uchicago.edu> 3/7/2012 11:51 PM >>>
> The Division on Seventeenth-Century English Literature is seeking
> papers for its
> two MLA sessions in 2013:
> 1) "Demons, Witches, and Other Objects of Hatred."
> Papers sought that address the imagination of evil or alienness in
> 17th-century
> English literature. Abstract of no more than 250 words. by 15 March
> 2012;
> Kristen Poole (kpoole at english.udel.edu).
> 2) "Were there 'Metaphysical' Poets? Definitions, Practices,
> Dismissals."
> Papers sought that interrogate or embrace the critical category of
> “metaphysical” poetry. Abstract of 250 words or less. by 15 March
> 2012;
> Richard A. Strier (rastrier at uchicago.edu).
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-- Elizabeth Bradburn Associate Professor Department of English Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5331 tel: (269)-387-2620 e-mail: elizabeth.bradburn at wmich.edu blog: www.printlessfeet.blogspot.com "nullius in verba"
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