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Friday, 28 December

268. Laughter and Social Critique

1:45–3:00 p.m., Ohio, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Society for German Renaissance and Baroque Literature

Presiding: Caroline Huey, Univ. of Louisiana, Lafayette

1. “Laugh Lines: Erasmus, Breughel, and the Telling of Folk Wisdom,” Stephen A. Donatelli, Princeton Univ.

2. “Was Erasmus Disingenuous toward Luther in His Utilissima Consultatio (1530) ‘On War against the Turks’?” Christoph Steppich, Texas A&M Univ., College Station

3. “Didactic Laughter through the Literary Discourse: Montanus and Kirchhoff as Entertainers and Social Critics,” Albrecht Classen, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson

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