Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): ITA 009 or ITA 009S; or Consent of Instructor. Study of special topics and themes in Italian literature, such as comic literature, epic poetry, pre-20th-century theater, fascism, futurism, women and literature, and the image of America, etc. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, OL, VL, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.