Calvino And The Image Of The Labyrinth Essay

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 Investigation into morphosyntax of Italian songs
 Interjections and their use throughout the Italian peninsula
 A study of the dialect of Venice
 The language of Italian pop music
 The influence of German on Rhaeto-Romance dialects
 The language of Italian advertising
 A sociolinguistic study of the use of Italian and dialect in Emilia-Romagna

IT3035 Italian Detective Fiction
Detective stories are enormously popular in Italy but the genre has generally been regarded as primarily Anglo-Saxon. The prominence of a number of Italian crime writers in the 1990's prompted talk of a giallo nazionale and a reconsideration of the history of the genre dating Italian crime fiction back to the nineteenth century. This module studies the history of the detective novel in Italy, considers critical approaches to the genre, and examines the treatment of common features and themes by writers such as Leonardo Sciascia, Giorgio Scerbanenco, Umberto Eco, Carlo Lucarelli, Loriano Macchiavelli, and Andrea
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Women writers have reflected these changes in their fiction. This module explore the development of female identity, considers the ways in which women writers have responded to social, political and cultural changes, and examines common themes such as women's autobiography, the mother and daughter relationship, and the body, as treated by contemporary writers such as Anna Banti, Luisa Passerini, Clara Sereni, Elena Stancanelli.
IT4016 Twentieth-Century Italian Canonical and Anti-Canonical Poetry
This module looks at voices and texts that have created contrasting discourses within the Italian Poetic tradition during the 20th century. Poets that have been recognised and promptly accepted and included within the Italian Canon, and poets who have been excluded or censored by it due to formal or political reasons. The module will study poets such as Gabriele D'Annunzio, Giuseppe Ungaretti, Eugenio Montale and Umberto Saba as representatives of the Canon, and Aldo Palazzeschi and other Futurist poets, as well as Cesare Pavese, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Elio Pagliariani, and Nanni Belestrinin as voices of the
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This phenomenon has recently been described as literary transvestism. This creates a variety of effects in the resulting texts, ranging from mere masquerade, to issues dealing with sexuality and gender, and even fetishism and pathology. The module will study texts such as Cesare Pavese's La bella estate and Tra donne sole, Alberto Moravia's La romana and La ciociara, and Elena Ferrante's L'amore molesto. In addition a number of films will be studied which are relevant to the texts and the theme of

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