WGS 3680

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Eve’s Sinful Bite: Foodscapes in Women’s Writing Culture and Society

This course explores how Italian women writers have represented food in their short stories, novels and autobiographies in dialogue with the culture and society from late nineteenth century to the present. These lectures will offer a close reading of the symbolic meaning of food in narrative and the way it intersects with Italian women’s socio-cultural history, addressing issues of gender, identity and politics of the body. Also offered as ITTR 3680.