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ITAL6662

Italian Colonial &Post-Col Lit

Italian Colonial & Post-Colonial Literature

Set against the background of the hundred years of the Italian colonial and postcolonial experience in Africa, this course will confront the period between 1935 (the year of the Italian war in Ethiopia) and the periods of “Amministrazione fiduciaria” (Fiduciary administration) and Italian Cooperation in Somalia through the analysis of the colonial and postcolonial novels of Flaiano, Tobino, dell’Oro, and Domenichelli.

Required texts:Ennio Flaiano, Tempo di uccidere (1947), Milano, Rizzoli (BUR). ISBN 978-88-17-02333-7
Mario Tobino, Il deserto della Libia (2011), Torino, Einaudi; Milano, Mondadori. ISBN 978-88-04-61276-6
Erminia dell’Oro, Asmara Addio, Roma, Baldini e Castodi (I Nani), 1988. ISBN 978-888089230-2
Mario Domenichelli, Lugemalé/, Firenze, Pagliai, 2005. ISBN 97 88883048 661
Subject:
Italian
Department:
Italian
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Literature

Sections

Summer 2013

ITAL6662A-L13 Lecture (Hannachi)

Summer 2008

ITAL6662A-L08 Lecture (Domenichelli)