Session 37 of our seminar took place on Wednesday 23 September 2015 at the Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7 (Bâtiment Olympes de Gouges, salle 347, 17h30-19h30).
Andria Pancrazi (Université Paris Diderot) gave a paper entitled “Cold Feet, Ruined Gold : Decomposing bodies in A.C. Swinburne’s poetry.” His respondent was Sébastien Scarpa (Université Stendhal-Grenoble 3).
We worked with sections from the following texts:
- Algernon Charles Swinburne, “The Leper”, from Poems and Ballads, 1866. The Leper
- Yopie Prins, “Swinburne’s Sapphic Sublime” in Victorian Sappho (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1999), 114-5. Victorian Sappho
- Wolfdietrich Rasch, “Literary Decadence. Artistic Representations of Decay”, Journal of Contemporary History, Vol.17, No.1, Decadence (Jan. 1982), pp. 201-18. Rasch