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614. The Functioning of the Public Sphere in Sixteenth-Century France

Thursday, 5 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 202, Hynes

A special session

Presiding: David Paul LaGuardia, Dartmouth Coll.

1. "Creating the Early Modern 'Happening': Printing, Texts, and Negotiating Meaning in French Political Pamphlets, Gazettes, and Mercures," Amy C. Graves Monroe, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York

2. "Courtroom Drama during the Wars of Religion: Renaissance Tragedy and the Paris Parlement," Phillip Usher, Barnard Coll.

3. "Montaigne's Gaiety: Cheerfulness and the Ethics of the Essais," Timothy Hampton, Univ. of California, Berkeley

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  • French Literature – Medieval and Renaissance

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