This Newsletter was published on Thursday 3 December 2009

From the Executive-Secretary

Timothy Raylor, Executive Secretary

Timothy Raylor, Executive Secretary

Our sessions at Corpus Christi

March 18-20, 2010

“Marvell: Biographical and Intellectual Contexts”

  1. Nigel Smith (Princeton U), “Andrew Marvell Senior”
  2. Susan Clarke (Australian National U), “The Concept of Neo-Stoic Retirement in Royalist Polemic and Poetry, 1647-48”
  3. Nicholas von Maltzahn (U of Ottawa), “Marvell and the Regions”

“How to read Marvell’s ‘The Definition of Love’: three views”

  1. George Klawitter (St Edward’s U), “‘The Definition of Love’: Marvell’s Use of Donne”
  2. Joan Faust (Southern Louisiana U), “Defining the Indefinable: Marvell’s ‘The Definition of Love'”
  3. Timothy Raylor (Carleton C), “Marvell’s ‘The Definition of Love’: A definition of love”

“Marvell, his sources, and the challenges of editing”

  1. Alan Altimont (St Edward’s U), “Damon and the Deipnosophists: Andrew Marvell’s Reading of Athenaeus of Naucratis”
  2. Gabriella Gruder-Poni (Independent Scholar), “A Forest of Meanings in “Upon Appleton House””
  3. Matthew Augustine (Washington U. St Louis), “Green Thoughts: An Argument against the Miltonizing of Marvell Studies”

“Marvell, Milton, and Restoration Contexts”

  1. Alex Garganigo (Austin C), “Testing the Tests in The Rehearsal Transprosed”
  2. Jelena Marelj (Queen’s U), “Eco/Ego-Theological Holism: Environmental Ethics in Milton’s Paradise Lost and Marvell’s Pastoral Poetry”
  3. Sean McDowell (Seattle U), “Shadwell’s Shadow in Marvell’s “On Mr Milton’s Paradise Lost””

Plenary Speaker

Martin Dzelzainis, Professor of Early-Modern Literature and Thought, Royal Holloway, University of London: “Andrew Marvell and George Villiers, Second Duke of Buckingham.”