The aim of the course is to provide an introduction to the study of modern and contemporary Italian literature, through the close examination of an author, a specific period or a topic.
Literature and capitalism: Calvino, Parise, Levi.
Italo Calvino, La speculazione edilizia (ed. Mondadori)
Goffredo Parise, Il padrone (ed. Adelphi)
Primo Levi, La chiave a stella (ed. Einaudi)
Course notes. Additional readings will be pointed out during the classes;
A detailed syllabus will be provided in e-learning.
(Three open-ended questions; for example, the close reading of a short textual passage, or a question on general issues concerning works analyzed during the course;
lenght: 90 minutes)
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