Italian Culture and Society III

University of Galway

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Italian Culture and Society III

  • Host University

    University of Galway

  • Location

    Galway, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Italian, Literature

  • Language Level


  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Love and LiteratureCourse Description: Love has always been one of literature main themes, from the dolce stil novo of Dante and Cavalcanti to the contemporary stories of Calvino and Moravia. But how is it that love is represented through stories, poetry, and cinema; and how has this representation developed and transformed over the years? This module will discuss a series of selected texts, highlighting their unique traits while also comparing and contrasting modes of literary presentation, and the influences that historical and social changes have brought about.

    Method of assessment & examination: 1 Class-presentation plus 1 Essay

    Language of instruction: English and Italian.

    Core text: To be specified by the lecturer.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

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Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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