112th Annual Conference - Riverside Convention Center, California
Friday, October 31 - Sunday, November 2, 2014

This page is about the 2014 conference. For 2015 conference info, go to PAMLA 2015.

Birdsong Across Time: Romantic, Late Victorian, and Modernist Theory in Poetry

Sandra Diaz, Riverside City College

By exploring how birds are used as symbols for human ideas on death, creativity and transcendence in 19th century to early modern British lyric poetry, we see how birds came to represent more than these themes but also the literary periods they were created in.