Below are hyperlinks to the three articles that you will be reading for next Tuesday, October 12. The first two essays are access-protected, and you will need to either be on a Notre Dame machine or have a Notre Dame VPN running on your computer in order to open them. Each link opens an HTML version of the article, but PDF conversions are available as well. The third essay is available in full via Google Books and can be accessed on any computer.
Gang Zhou, “Small Talk: A New Reading of Marco Polo’s Il Milione,” MLN 124.1 (2009): 1-22.
Debra Higgs Strickland, “Artists, Audience, and Ambivalence in Marco Polo’s Divisement dou Monde,” Viator 36 (2005): 493-592
Sharon Kinoshita, “Marco Polo’s Le Divesement dou monde and the Tributary East,” in Marco Polo and the Encounter of East and West, eds. Suzanne Conklin Akbari and Amilcare Iannucci (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008) 60-86.