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Fall 2013-2014
* ITA 314 (HA)  

Risorgimento, Opera, Film

Gaetana Marrone-Puglia

Explores the way in which national identity was imagined and implemented within Italian history, culture, and cinema before, during, and after the period of Italian Unification in the 19th century. Examples are drawn from a wide range of historical, literary, artistic, and cultural media.

Sample reading list:
Clark, The Italian Risorgimento
Foscolo, Ortis
Visconti, Senso
Collodi, Pinocchio
Aleramo, Una donna
Lampedusa, Il gattopardo
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
50 pp. per week, film screenings

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 25%
Paper in lieu of Final - 40%
Oral Presentation(s) - 20%
Class/Precept Participation - 15%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
ITA 207 or Instructor's permission..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20778 L01 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm Th   East Pyne Building   339   Enrolled:6 Limit:15
20779 P01 7:30 pm - 9:20 pm M   East Pyne Building   321   Enrolled:6 Limit:15