Intro Study Italian Literature

Introduction to Italian Literature

In this course we will read and discuss texts spanning all periods of Italian literature and exploring all major literary forms: poetry, prose (narrative and expositional), and theater (in prose and in verse). Students will gain an understanding of the sweep of Italian literature, while sharpening their reading and analytical skills, as well as their ability to express themselves in Italian.

Required Texts: Letteratura italiana per stranieri. Nuova edizione a cura di: Paolo E. Balboni - Anna Biguzzi. (ISBN 978-88-557-0096-2)

Il sentiero dei nidi di ragno. Italo Calvino. Milano: Mondadori. (ISBN 9788804375913)

Minchia di re. Giacomo Pilati. Milano: Mursia, 2004 (ISBN 9788842544203)

Additional material for the course will be provided by the Instructor

* Students are also required to participate in all the workshops offered in the evening for their level and to participate in the Diction & Pronunciation and in the workshops offered in the evening for this level.
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Summer 2014 Language Schools

ITAL3359A-L14 Lecture (Borgotallo)

Summer 2013

ITAL3359A-L13 Lecture (Borgotallo)

Summer 2012

ITAL3359A-L12 Lecture (Borgotallo)

Summer 2011

ITAL3359A-L11 Lecture (Borgotallo)

Summer 2010

ITAL3359A-L10 Lecture (Borra)

Summer 2009

ITAL3359A-L09 Lecture (Borra)

Summer 2008

ITAL3359A-L08 Lecture (Matteo)

Summer 2007

ITAL3359A-L07 Lecture (Angelone)

Summer 2006

ITAL3359A-L06 Lecture (Graziano)

Summer 2005

ITAL3359A-L05 Lecture (Mirri)

Summer 2004

ITAL3359A-L04 Lecture (Capecchi)