The Wordsworth-Coleridge Association 2019

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The Wordsworth-Coleridge Association is sponsoring a lunch and a scholarly session at the Modern Language Association Convention in Chicago, January 3-6, 2019.

The lunch will begin with a cash bar at 11:30 a.m., and the main course served about noon on Friday, January 4, at Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, 1 West Grand Avenue.
This event is co sponsored by the John Clare Society of North America. The lunch is open to members and non members of the Association and the MLA. All are welcome to attend.
Advance reservations are requested by December 30. Please remit $35 per person, payable by check or credit card through our web page:

Session 469: Romantic Elements: Earth, Air, Fire, and Water
Saturday, January 5, 10:15-11:30 a.m.
Grand Suite 5, Hyatt Regency Chicago

Program arranged by the Wordsworth-Coleridge Association
Presiding: James McKusick, University of Missouri–Kansas City

1. “Romantic Continent-Elements: The Divine Fire from Africa,” Paul Cheshire (independent scholar)
2. “Streaming Wordsworth; or, Romantic Hydrography,” Jacob Risinger, Ohio State University, Columbus
3. “Wordsworth’s Undaunted River Duddon,” Ralph Pite, University of Bristol
4. “Of Ice and Men: American Romantics in Antarctica, 1840,” Gillen D’Arcy Wood, University of Illinois, Urbana

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