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Thursday, 29 December

452. Visions and Revisions: The Representation of Fascism in Contemporary Fiction

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Cabinet, Washington Hilton

Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century Italian Literature

Presiding: Luca Somigli, Univ. of Toronto

1. “Fascism in Abeyance: Carlo Emilio Gadda’s Fictional Displacements,” Chiara Ferrari, Coll. of William and Mary

2. “Postmodern Revisiting of Fascism: Umberto Eco’s La misteriosa fiamma della Regina Loana and Vincenzo Consolo’s Nottetempo, casa per casa,” Norma Bouchard, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

3. “The Fascist Sleuth: Crime and Justice in Contemporary Historical Detective Fiction,” Luca Somigli

4. “From Ettore Scola to Gabriele Muccino: Philological and Typological Readings of Fascism,” Alberto Bianchi, Wheaton Coll., MA; Simone Marchesi, Princeton Univ.

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