John Cabot University Conference: 
Fortunes and Misfortunes in the Life and Times of F. Scott Fitzgerald


Rome, Italy, 10-12 October 1996

JOHN CABOT UNIVERSITY
BIBLIOTECA NAZIONALE CENTRALE
UNIVERSITA' DI ROMA "LA SAPIENZA"
CENTRO STUDI AMERICANI
con il Patrocinio del COMUNE DI ROMA


Thursday 10 October

9:30 am, University of Rome 'La Sapienza'
Opening of the Conference:
Prof. Biancamaria Pisapia, University of Rome 'La Sapienza'
Chair: Prof. Doc Rossi, John Cabot University

'Fitzgerald: un maestro involontario' Alberto Arbasino
'Fitzgerald a Roma / La Roma di Fitzgerald' Caterina Ricciardi
Coffee Break
'The Decadent Legacy in The Beautiful and Damned' Patrick Quinn
Nene College, Northampton
'F. Scott Fitzgerald: Mythic Hero of the Jazz Age' Pietro De Logu
University of Padua

Thursday 10 October

3:30 pm, Centro Studi Americani
Chairman: Prof. Ugo Rubeo, University of Rome, 'La Sapienza'

'Fitzgerald and Rawlings, via Wharton' Cristina Giorcelli, University of Roma, III
'"The Money Swing": The Life and Times of F. Scott Fitzgerald in the Poetry of Anne Sexton' Emma Marras Giannone, University of Roma, III
'Two Gatsbys: Translation Theory as an aid to Understanding' Iain Halliday,
University of Catania
Coffee Break
'Fitzgerald's Politics' Piero Sanavio
'Dialogue and Chronotope in The Great Gatsby' Winifred Farrant Bevilacqua
University of Torino
'Fitzgerald's Novelistic Modes in Tender is the Night' Charles Etheridge,
McMurry University, Texas

Friday 11 October, 9:30 am

John Cabot University
Chair: Prof.ssa Biancamaria Pisapia Universita di Roma, "La Sapienza"

'Allegory in Fitzgerald's Short Stories' Doc Rossi, John Cabot University
'The Crack-Up: Autobiografia d'un moderno' Ugo Rubeo, University of Rome 'La Sapienza'
'The Desecration of American Culture in F. Scott Fitzgerald and 1940s American Cinema' Karin Badt, American University of Paris
Coffee Break
'Reflections on The Last Tycoon, The Note-Books and The Crack-Up' Anna Cascella
'L'illusione del mito: Hollywood in The Love of the Last Tycoon' Michele Bottalico
'Gli ultimi, grandi, fuochi di F. Scott Fitzgerald' Agostino Lombardo University of Roma 'La Sapienza'

Friday 11 October

4:00 pm,
Palazzo della Esposizione Theatre

'Fortune and Misfortune in the Life and Times of F. Scott Fitzgerald' Matthew Bruccoli,
University of South Carolina
Round Table Discussion M. Bruccoli
A. Lombardo
F. Pivano
P. De Logu
P. Sanavio
B. Placido
A. Portelli

6:30 pm

Presentation of the Arts & Literature magazine Praz! Giorgio Minuti

7:30

Musical: 'L'ete del jazz' Francesca Gatto

Saturday 12 October

9:00 am
Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale

Visit to the bibliographic exhibition on F. Scott Fitzgerald
Original editions and translations of Fitzgerald's works
Maria Grazia Villani, curator
Fitzgerald and the Cinema: A Retrospective The Great Gatsby (1949)
Tender is the Night (1959)
Three Comrades (1939)

Fitzgerald Centenary Comments

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