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ENG 680 Mini-Conference: “Speaking With the Dead: Shakespeare and the New Historicism”

Posted by bgsuenglish on December 10, 2007

Four students from Assistant Professor of Literature Dr. Stephannie Gearhart‘s English 680 “Speaking With the Dead: Shakespeare and New Historicism” will be presenting their conference-length essays on Wednesday 12 December starting at 2:30 pm in the East Hall Library Lounge. The writers welcome auditors willing to offer them support and feedback on what is, for many of them, their first foray into the fields of historicism and early modern studies.

Snacks will be provided.

The paper titles and authors are listed below.

Jennifer Kavetsky, “It’s All Fun and Games Until Burbage Loses an Eye: Theatrical Combat in Hamlet

Alieah White, “The Wedding Sheets and The Handkerchief: Like Symbols of Marital Enslavement and Bondage in Othello

Jessica Alexander, “No History is Proof Against Everything: Truth and Fiction in Gertrude Stein’s War Narratives”

Steven Barrie, “Textual Self-Fashioning: How Stephen Greenblatt Wears an Orwellian Hat”

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