Sunday, 28 December
213. Italian American Literary Innovation
10:15–11:30 a.m., Union Square 2, Hilton
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Italian American Literature
Presiding: Dennis B. Barone, Saint Joseph Coll.
1. “Sick of Brick: The Critical Reception of di Donato’s Later Novels,” Tom Cerasulo, Elms Coll.
2. “From Change to Follies: The Progressive Subversions of Gilbert Sorrentino and Why They Work,” John Anthony Domini, Des Moines, IA
3. “‘Upsetting the Lexical Surfaces’: Language, Revolution, and Italian American Identity in the Cross-Genre Writing of Carole Maso,” Roseanne Giannini Quinn, Santa Clara Univ.