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ITAL 5566 Twilight Zones: Italian Fantastic Short-Stories (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

Literature of the Fantastic has always challenged our perception of reality. Many Italian writers focused on fantastic themes and wrote unique stories about the uncanny, the unfamiliar and the astonishing in everyday life or described marvelous worlds and alternate universes. This course explores the short stories of major Italian writersfrom Romanticism to the New Millenniumwho engaged in this genre and mode of narration. Their short stories will show an unedited side of Italian literature, and allow students to more fully understand Italys history, society and culture.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Mattia Acetoso

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: Conducted in Italian

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17