97807 Italophone Literature(s)8cp; 2 x 2hr tutorials/week; availability: exchange and study abroad students with faculty approval
Requisite(s): 97806 Italian Popular Culture OR 97804 Italian Language and Culture 4 OR 97805 Italy and Migration OR 97808 Italian Language and the Arts
This subject provides students who have intermediate to advanced proficiency in Italian with an introduction to Italophone literature(s). It corresponds to Level B1+ of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Students are guided to understand, interpret and discuss, in written and oral form, a series of literary texts in Italian and to relate them to broad socio-cultural contexts. This subject considers a variety of genres and includes a transnational discourse on text and texualization in Italian, covering works from Switzerland as well as postcolonial literature in Italian. Students take an active part in collaborative learning activities to practise and consolidate their language skills.
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