* ITA 308 (LA) No Audit
Topics in 20th-Century Italian Literature - 20th Century Italian Fiction
The course's goal is to analyze the Modern movement in Italian fiction from 1900 to the present, particularly as it reflects various responses to social, political and cultural problems of the period. The following topics will be examined: Fascism in literature; literature of neo-realism and its relation with films, and neo-capitalism; the protest movement of the 1960s and '70s, and the new outlook for the '80s, '90s, and beyond.
Sample reading list:
Pirandello, Il fu Mattia Pascal
Svevo, La coscienza di Zeno
Morante, L'isola di Arturo
Pasolini, Ragazzi di vita
Levi, Se questo è un uomo
Calvino, Il sentieri dei nidi di ragno
See instructor for complete list
Usually one novel per week will be read.
Final Exam - 50%
Papers - 30%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
ITA 107, ITA 208 or Permission of Instructor..
Requirements include a 6-8 page paper plus a final exam. See instructor for more information.
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