Italian 150: Modern Fiction in Translation

Instructor: Thomas Harrison

Lecture, three hours. Select issues in 20th-century thought traced in writers of international fame, with focus on concerns and styles of several prose works such as Umberto Eco’s “The Name of the Rose,” Pasolini’s “The Ragazzi,” Pirandello’s “The Late Mattia Pascal,” and Calvino’s “The Cosmicomics.” P/NP or letter grading.