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12th International Connotations Symposium

Poetry in Fiction: Poetic Insertions, Allusions, and Rhythms in Narrative Texts

Mülheim at the Rhine-Ruhr area, Germany
Conference Centre "Wolfsburg" / Mülheim
July 28 - August 1, 2013


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Preliminary Programme

A PDF-file of the programme can be found here.


Sunday, July 28



Monday, July 29

1st Topic: POETRY, VERSE AND PROSE (CHAIR: BURKHARD NIEDERHOFF)

15:45-18:45

2nd Topic: BALLAD vs. NOVEL (CHAIR: ANGELIKA ZIRKER)

3rd Topic: THe SURVIVAL OF POETRY AND SONG (CHAIR: ANGELIKA ZIRKER)



Tuesday, July 30

1st Topic: TOLKIEN'S THE LORD OF THE RINGS (CHAIR: MARTINA BROSS)

2nd Topic: CHAPTER EPIGRAPHS IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY (CHAIR: MATTHIAS BAUER)

3rd Topic: EARLY MODERN LIT (CHAIR: MATTHIAS BAUER)

4th Topic: PASTICHE OF CANONICAL POETS (CHAIR: DAVID FISHELOV)



Wednesday, July 31

1st Topic: NABOKOV'S PALE FIRE (CHAIR: FRANK KEARFUL)

2nd Topic: POP CULTURE POETRY AND BLANK FICTION (CHAIR: FRANK KEARFUL)



Thursday, August 1

1st Topic: CHARACTERS AND POEMS (CHAIR: SVEN WAGNER)

2nd Topic: MARGARET ATWOOD (CHAIR: SVEN WAGNER)