French and Italian | Masterpieces of Italian Literature 2
M308 | 7485 | Lèbano, Edoardo
This course will cover the most representative Italian writers and
literary movements from the 18th through the 20th century, seen in
the background of the historical, political and social developments
of the period. The focus of the course will be on individual authors
such as Goldoni, Foscolo, Leopardi, Manzoni, Carducci, Pascoli,
Pirandello, Ungaretti, and Montale. Students will write short essays
during the term, participate in oral presentations and discussions,
and write a final exam. The course will be conducted in Italian.
Fulfills A & H requirement and carries culture studies credit.
Required Text: Carlo Goldoni, _La locandiera_. Biblioteca Universale
Rizzoli, Torino, Italy (or any other available paperback edition).
Additional material for the course will be prepared by the
instructor and will be available at the I.U. Bookstore.