MLA 2011 Los Angeles Abstracts Due 20 March 2010

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Priandello Society of America

Pirandello Society Panels: MLA 2011, Los Angeles

The Pirandello Society of America invites abstracts for papers on the following topics for inclusion in one or two panels at MLA 2011, in Los Angeles.

Deadline: 20 March 2010
Abstracts: 250 words

1. "Crossing Genres in Word & Image: Grotesque Narratives in Pirandello and his Contemporaries"
Works, across genres, by Pirandello and international contemporaries that embed grotesque, often autobiographical, narratives in literary, dramatic, and visual art.

2. "Masks, Marionettes, Puppets in Modern Italian Culture "
Papers on the use of masks, marionettes and puppets in Pirandello and other modernists in theatre, film and literature