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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ITAL 305 - The Global Phenomenon of Elena Ferrante

Semester Offered: Second Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4HU, CD, WINT

In this course we will study how Elena Ferrante developed into a global figure by writing about the ?local? culture of Naples, Italy. Drawing upon feminist theory, psychoanalysis, art history, classical mythology, and anthropology, we will read Ferrante?s major works alongside such key influences as Walter Benjamin, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Sigmund Freud, Simone de Beauvoir, Luce Irigaray, and Christa Wolf. Related LxC option available: CMPL 405.

Enrollment Limit: 25
Instructor: S. Milkova

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