Understanding melancholia through paintings in Il Gattopardo
Etem, Ayşehan Jülide , Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese, University of Virginia
Cesaretti, Enrico, Department for Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese, University of Virginia
This work explores melancholia in the Italian context through an analysis of the paintings in Giuseppe di Lampedusa's historical novel II Gattopardo. Analyzing melancholia through paintings in ll Gattopardo will teach us that life is a manageable struggle when we look for happiness and freedom.
MA (Master of Arts)
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