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Literature and Politics - Two Mediterranean Cases: Catalonia and Italy (ITALIAN 136)

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Literature and Politics - Two Mediterranean Cases: Catalonia and Italy (ITALIAN 136)

A comparison between the different roles played by writers as members of the intellectual establishment in Catalonia, Spain and Italy. Focus on the relation between intellectuals and politics in shaping national identity. We will give especially consideration to the role played by intellectuals during the Fascist and Francoist dictatorships and during Spain's transition to democracy. Taught in English.