ENG 216 Italy in Literature and Film, 3 credits

This course seeks to construct the Italian imaginary or "social imaginary," that is, a set of values, traditions, institutions, and symbols that are generally shared by the groups that have inhabited the Italian peninsula in medieval, early modern, and modern times. It is taught only as a Study Abroad course in Italy and examines both literature and films that reflect the culture of early modern and modern Italian civilization.

Prerequisite: One prior English Core course for students entering the University prior to Summer 2012; ENG 151 for students entering in Summer 2012 or later. Summer