Units of Study

ITLN3682 - Fiction of Youth

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Cristina Mauceri


This unit (conducted in Italian) examines a range of Italian novels from the second half of the twentieth century whose authors or protagonists are young. We will conduct a literary analysis of the texts, considering aspects such as genre, viewpoint and style. Furthermore, we will study specific topics related to the themes of youth, paying attention to the historical and social background of the text.


class participation (10%), 1xoral presentation (equivalent to 1500wd) (20%), 1x2000wd class test (30%), 1x2500wd essay (40%)


Moravia, A., Agostino, Bompiani, 2000.
Ginzburg, N., Caro Michele, Einaudi, 1973.
Culicchia, G., Tutti giù per terra, Garzanti, 1994.


2x1-hr seminars/week


ITLN1612 or ITLN2611 or ITLN2612 or ITLN2631 or ITLN2632 or ITLN3611 or ITLN3612 or ITLN3631



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This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.

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