The Modern Language Association Convention
December 28 and 30
Power and the Grotesque in Pirandellian Narrative, Theater, and Film I
“Broken Dolls and Hanging Puppets: Pirandello’s Grotesque Bodies,” Marella Feltrin-Morris, Ithaca College
“The Grotesque in the First English Translations of Six Characters in Search of an Author and Henry IV,” Valeria Petrocchi, Università per Stranieri, Perugia
“Silent Spectacles: The Art of the Obscene in Pirandello’s Theater,” Dragoslav Momcilovic, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
Power and the Grotesque in Pirandellian Narrative, Theater, and Film II
Presiding: Giuseppe Faustini, Skidmore Coll.
“The Power of the Role and the Role of Power in Quando si è qualcuno,” David S. Escoffery, Southwest Missouri State Univ.
“Pirandello and Cinema: The Unfinished Project of La nuova colonia,” Stefano Giannini, Wesleyan Univ.