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ITAL 5525 Calvino's Worlds (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

An international literary celebrity at the time of his death, Italo Calvino (1923-1985) was one of the most imaginative writers of the twentieth century. A prolific author of best-selling and widely translated novels, short stories, and essays, he delighted audiences world-wide with his entertaining tales of fable and fantasy and whimsical perspective on modern life. In doing so, he redefined the idea of writing and storytelling, both in Italy and internationally. This course surveys the varieties of Calvino's fiction, exploring his narrative style and masterful use of the Italian language.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Mattia Acetoso

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Conducted in Italian


Last Updated: 07-Jan-15