ITA380H1: The Prose of the World: The Modern Italian Novel and the Realist Tradition

Hours: 
24L

This course examines the development of modern Italian novel by taking as its focus the question of the relationship between narrative and the world. The course analyzes some of the major figures of Nineteenth-Century realist tradition such as Manzoni and Verga, as well as the resurgence of realist narrative in the post-World War II period with authors such as Pavese and Calvino. This course includes a component designed to enhance students' research experience. (Given in English)

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)