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ITAL6652

Italian Culture 1960-2010

Fifty Years of Culture in Italy (1960-2010)

The course intends to propose a sociopolitical and cultural itinerary, through fifty years of history in Italy with references to other European countries. In the Literary field we will discuss major themes from a variety of authors, ranging from the "Group 63," Calvino, Pasolini, Morante, and from more recent authors:Tamaro, Eco, and Tabucchi. The course will also show four seminal films.

(This course is for Students in the Master program. Special attention will be giving to writing short research papers and interdisciplinary presentations).

*Required Texts
: Italo Calvino, La giornata d’uno scrutatore, Milano, Mondadori, 2013; Susanna Tamaro, Và dove ti porta il cuore, Milano, BUR, 2010; Antonio Tabucchi, Sostiene Pereira, Milano, Feltrinelli, 2013. Additional reading materials will be provided by the instructor.

Films:
C’eravamo tanto amati (1974) di Ettore Scola
La messa è finita (1985) di Nanni Moretti
Tutta la vita davanti (2008) di Paolo Virzì
L’intrepido (2013) di Gianni Amelio
Subject:
Italian
Department:
Italian
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Civ Cul & Soc

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