ITAL250 - THE MODERN NOVEL: THE NOVEL & MARRIAGE

Course Description: 
This course examines how women and gays have been depicted and interpreted in the most recent Italian novels and films. Moreover, this class analyzes the most important aspects of Italian Feminist thought. A selection from Rosi Braidotti's "Patterns of Dissonance" will be read in class. We shall read novels by Natalia Ginzburg ("Family Sayings"), Aldo Busi ("Seminar on Youth"), Pier Vittorio Tondelli ("Separate Rooms"), Alberto Moravia ("Two Women"). We shall discuss the following films: "Ernesto", "Mary Forever", "Portrait of a Woman", "The City of Women", "Forgetting Venice". Course conducted in English.
Course ID: 
ITAL250
Title (text only): 
THE MODERN NOVEL: THE NOVEL & MARRIAGE
Term: 
2012A
Term Session: 
0
Subject Area: 
ITAL
Status: 
O