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Thursday, 06 January

138. Crossing Genres in Word and Image: Grotesque Narratives in Pirandello and His Contemporaries

5:15–6:30 p.m., 306A, LA Convention Center

Program arranged by the Pirandello Society of America

Presiding: Jana O’Keefe Bazzoni, Baruch Coll., City Univ. of New York

Presider's Annotation:
As I am not able to attend the Convention, Stefano Giannini of Syracuse University. Department of Languages, Literatures and Linquistics has kindly agreed to take on the role of Presider for this panel.

I wish all panelists and attendees a good Convention and invite you to attend our informal gathering on Thursday, Jan 6, from 8:45-10:00, Room304B, LA Convention Center.

1. “The Paradigms of Paradox and Sarcasm in the Pirandellian Grotesque,” Lisa Sarti, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York

2. “Four Authors in Search of a Character: C. K. Scott Moncrieff’s Satire between Pirandello and Swift,” Stefano Giannini, Syracuse Univ.

3. “‘Di carne, oh!’: Grotesque Fantasies and the Artistic Ideal in D’Annunzio’s Il piacere and Pirandello’s Diana e la Tuda,” Alani Hicks-Bartlett, Univ. of California, Berkeley

4. “Decentered Lives, Interrupted Stories: Pirandello’s Narrative Structures as Grotesque, Arabesque, and Caprice,” Michael Subialka, Univ. of Chicago

For abstracts, visit www.pirandellosocietyofamerica.org.

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