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Monday, 29 December

633. Claiming Classical Heritage, Constructing National Identity

3:30–4:45 p.m., Foothill E, Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Seventeenth-, Eighteenth-, and Nineteenth-Century Italian Literature

Presiding: Maria Rosa Truglio, Penn State Univ., University Park

1. “Resurrecting the Empire: Luigi Guicciardini, Juan de la Cueva, and the Sack of 1527,” Karina Xavier, Univ. of California, Berkeley

2. “Hermeneutic of the Myth and National Memory: Francesco Bianchini and Ugo Foscolo,” Mattia Begali, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

3. “Classically Entertained and Educated: Horace, Civic Responsibility, and an Eighteenth-Century Theory of Tragedy,” Rachel A. Walsh, Univ. of Denver

4. “Carducci, Sella, Mommsen: Roman Burdens in Charting the New Italy,” Albert Sbragia, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

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