Italian: Area Studies

Course Code :2073FLWVER
Study domain:Culture
Academic year:2018-2019
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:30
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Italian
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Rosario Gennaro

3. Course contents *

The course will discuss the last two centuries of Italian literature. The interactions between literature and other cultural domains in both the national and international arena will be examined. The following topics will be discussed:

1) The interactions between the Italian and European literary canon;

2) The role that translation and discourse plays in this;

3) The tension between nationalism and cosmopolitanism in literature;

4) The mutual influence of literature and politics on the development of the nationalist discourse.