Monday, 28 December
227. Wit – the Comic = Comedy: Boccaccio, Pulci, Ariosto
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Regency Ballroom C2, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature
Presiding: Maria Galli Stampino, Univ. of Miami
1. “The Motto and the Enigma: Knowledge and Philosophy in the Sixth Day of the Decameron,” Filippo Andrei, Univ. of California, Berkeley
2. “Why Did the Monkey Kill the Giant? Another Look at Pulci’s Morgante,” Pina Palma, Southern Connecticut Univ.
3. “The Sweet Lessons of Ariosto’s Humor in Orlando furioso,” Rosa Amatulli, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York
4. “Rhetorical Profit for the Comedy’s Servant in Ludovico Ariosto’s La Lena,” Cristina Serverius, Brown Univ.
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