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296. Natural and Supernatural Disasters

Tuesday, 6 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Virginia, Sheraton

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

Presiding: Clorinda Donato, California State Univ., Long Beach

1. "'E la cittade ondoso labirinto': Floods and Chaos in Baroque Italian Poetry," Marco Arnaudo, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

2. "'Terra tremante': European Reactions to Late-Seventeenth-Century Earthquakes in Naples," Nathalie Hester, Univ. of Oregon

3. "Italy’s Disaster as England’s Museum," Daniel Darvay, Univ. of Oklahoma

4. "The English Reaction to the Great Neapolitan Earthquake of 1857: Narrating the Iniquities of the Kingdom of the 'Re Bomba,'" Jonathan Hiller, Adelphi Univ.


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  • Italian Literature

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