Middlebury

ITAL 0354

Italian Identity

Italian Identity through History, Literature, and Music
What does it mean to be “Italian”? What is “campanilismo”? What role do languages and dialects play, and how important is music, from opera to contemporary songs, in the construction of Italian identity? This course acquaints students with the major 19th to 21st century debates on Italy and Italian iscdentity, and develops students' linguistic, critical, and analytical skills. Readings will introduce literary genres within their historical framework. Special emphasis will be placed on the skills of both Academic and Public Writing, also focusing on rewriting, editing, and peer reviewing. (ITAL 0252 or equivalent, taught in Italian) 3 hrs. lect./disc., 2 hrs. screen.
Subject:
Italian
Department:
Italian
Division:
Languages
Requirements Fulfilled:
CW EUR LIT
Equivalent Courses:

Sections in Fall 2011

Fall 2011

ITAL0354A-F11 Lecture (Mula)