In April we decided not to hold a public session and met in Belmar, New Jersey to talk about the theme and form of Madness. Eliza Richards and Max Cavitch led the discussion, and we also continued to debrief about the Chicago conference and upcoming events.
Texts for the morning discussion:
Jones Very, selections
Richard Nisbett, “The Notioniad”
Christopher Smart, “Jubilate Agno”
Alfred, Lord Tennyson, “Locksley Hall” (1842) and “Maud” (1855)
For the afternoon:
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Aurora Leigh