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Thursday, 27 December

32. Pirandello’s On Humor (L’umorismo), 1908: Centennial Program: Instances

3:30–4:45 p.m., Parlor G, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Pirandello Society of America

Presiding: John Louis DiGaetani, Hofstra Univ.

1. “Humor in the Passive, the Active, and the Insane,” Silvia Abbiati, Ithaca Coll.

2. “How Form and Content Contain Laughter,” Florin Berindeanu, Case Western Reserve Univ.

3. “I Am ... or Am I in the Eyes of the Beholder?” Carmela Scala, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York

4. “Carlo Gozzi and Pirandello: The Tradition Continues,” John Louis DiGaetani

5. “On Humor Strategies in It Is So (If You Think So),” Lidia Ciccone, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

For copies of abstracts, visit www.pirandellosocietyofamerica.org.

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