Tuesday, 30 December
733. The Godfather at Forty: Retrospectives on Puzo’s Italian America and Its Meanings for American Culture
8:30–9:45 a.m., Union Square 24, Hilton
A special session
Presiding: MaryJo Bona, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York
1. “Puzo’s Men and War: Masculinity under Pressure,” Josephine Hendin, New York Univ.
2. “‘She Emptied Her Mind of All Thought of Herself’: The Gendered Legacy of Mario Puzo’s The Godfather,” Roseanne Giannini Quinn, Santa Clara Univ.
3. “Puzo, Authorship, and Audience: Writing the Writers,” JoAnne Ruvoli, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago
Respondent: Sandra Mortola Gilbert, Univ. of California, Davis
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