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Tuesday, 30 December

729. Perversions and Cruelties

8:30–9:45 a.m., Yerba Buena Salon 6, Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Luso-Brazilian Language and Literature

Presiding: Phillip Rothwell, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

1. “Diogo Soares Meets the God of Affliction: Cruelty and Redemption in Fernão Mendes Pinto’s Peregrinação,” Vincent Barletta, Stanford Univ.

2. “The Language of War: Cruelty and Corporeality in The Lusiads,” Valéria Souza, Univ. of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

3. “The Spectacle of Dismemberment in O Negro Bonifácio,” Johnny Lorenz, Montclair State Univ.

For copies of abstracts, write to philroth@rci.rutgers.edu after 1 Dec.

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