ITA390H5 • Writings on Self, Gender, Society (19th Century Italy)

(Offered in Italian) An examination of the notions of self, gender and society amidst the emergence of new social consciences and technologies in the 19th century. Writers studied include Giacomo Leopardi, Alessandro Manzoni, Giovanni Verga, and the works of the first Italian woman recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Grazia Deledda.

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