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IT4028   The Twentieth-century Italian Novel

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module will look at a wide range of novels written over the course of the twentieth century in Italy in an attempt to chart representations of and reactions to the concept of modernity, as well as to examine the implementation and subvertion of related modern narrative innovations in such works. Following a broad introduction to the literary context of the Italian twentieth century, we will proceed thematically, looking at questions of identity, genre (the subversion of typical forms), experimentation, gender and queer narratives.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Permission of the italian honours adviser

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 seminar and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 16

Guided independent study hours: 134

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: Coursework = 100%


Module coordinator: Dr E F Bond
Module teaching staff: Dr E Bond