|| IT20810 |
|| POST WAR NARRATIVE: FROM NOVEL TO FILM |
|| 2004/2005 |
|| Mr Adriano Vincentelli |
|| Intended for use in future years |
|Next year offered
|| N/A |
|Next semester offered
|| N/A |
|| (Normally) Eligibility for entry to Level 2 Italian. |
| Course delivery
|| Seminars / Tutorials || 11 Hours (11 x 1-hour lectures) |
|| Practical || 2 Hours (2 x 2-hour seminars) |
|| Lecture || 5 Hours Total of 15 Lectures, Seminars/Tutorials and Practicals. |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours ||70%|
|Semester Assessment|| Continuous Assessment: Essay of 1500 - 2000 words. ||30%|
By the end of this module students should have
- gained an awareness of the themes relevant to the period of post-war recovery in Italy from 1945 up to the years of crisis at the end of the 1960s.
- furthered their knowledge of the political situation in Italy after World War II, the re-building of the economy, industrialization and its effects, internal migration, social changes such as the rise of consumerism and problems of alienation.
- developed an appreciation of literature as a valid vehicle for socio-political comment.
A study of cinematic interpretation of several post-war Italian novels, studying the relationship between film narrative in the 1950's and 1960's.
This module is at CQFW Level 5