MLA 2018

New York, NY

January 6, 2018

Literary Wordplay with Names

Program arranged by the American Name Society 

Presiding: Andreas Gavrielatos, Univ. of Reading

  1. The Place-Name Double: Reconfiguring Space in the Euro-American Imaginary, Elin Kack, Linkoping University
  2. “It Is God’s Spelling and Mine”: Epic Errors and the Evolution of a Genre in Derek Walcott’s Omeros, Ryan Hackenbracht, Texas Tech University
  3. Names, Wit, and Wordplay in Wilde, Thomas Wisniewski, Harvard University