The Feminine Presence in Italian Culture
Topics pertaining to the role of women in the formation of Italian culture. An interdisciplinary approach stressing literature, the arts, and social history. Topics include: women in love and literature, marriage, and motherhood. Texts are selected from works by and about women, including poetry, autobiography, fiction, and history. Readings and discussions in English. Note: WOST C100 or C150 are recommended, although not required, as preparation for this course.