7-10 May 2009 St. John's University in Manhattan, NY. 2009 American Association of Italian Studies (AAIS) Conference.
This session invites papers revisiting the Italian Renaissance. Participants may discuss (among other topics) the (dialectical) relationship between imitation and innovation or tradition and creativity in Italian Renaissance Literature. Questions of authorship, textuality, literary borrowings, and influence can be examined along with the issue of genre as a narrative form. Papers focusing on chivalric romances, genre debates,
"contamination" of genres, and the work of Ariosto are particularly welcome.
A 200 words abstract due 15 January 2009
Organizer: Slavica Grujicic, University of Toronto (firstname.lastname@example.org)
100 St. Joseph Street
Department of Italian Studies
University of Toronto
M5S 1J4 Toronto, ON, Canada Email: email@example.com
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