Italian-American Life in Literature

SAME AS ENGL-UA.0724.

A study of the fiction and poetry through which Italian American writers have expressed their heritage and their engagement in American life. From narratives of immigration to current work by "assimilated" writers, the course explores the depiction of Italian American identity. Challenging stereotypes, it explores changing family relationships, sexual mores, and political and social concerns.

Identical to V41.0724. Hendin. Offered every two to three years. 4 points. A study of the fiction and poetry by which Italian American writers have expressed their heritage and their engagement in American life. From narratives of immigration to current work by "assimilated" writers, the course explores the depiction of Italian American identity. Challenging stereotypes, it explores changing family relationships, sexual mores, and political and social concerns.

Course Information

ITAL-UA 724

Undergraduate

4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Spring 2018

1
Josephine Hendin
TR: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM CASA 203