Fiction of Youth (ITLN3682)


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.

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2x1-hr seminars/week


tutorial participation (10%), 1xoral presentation (equivalent to 1500wds) (20%), 2x1000wd written class tests (15% each), 1x2500wd essay (40%)

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

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



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