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Monday, 28 December

341. Exploring Italian American Poetry: History, Key Figure(s), Trends, Related Issues

7:15–8:30 p.m., Independence Salon I, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Italian American Literature

Presiding: Peter Covino, Univ. of Rhode Island

1. “Mother’s Tongue: Italian American Poets and Literary Revisionism,” MaryJo Bona, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York

2. “‘Upsettin da Setuppa’: Vincent Ferrini’s Dialect Poetry,” Jim Cocola, Worcester Polytechnic Inst.

3. “Antonello Borra’s Bestiary: An Italian and American Updating,” Blossom S. Kirschenbaum, Brown Univ.

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