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ITAL 401: Medieval Italian Readings

Friendship and Betrayal in Early Italian Literature

Meeting Time: 
MW 11:30am - 1:20pm
Location: 
PAR 120
SLN: 
16210
Instructor:
Beatrice Arduini

Additional Details:

This course will investigate the themes of friendship and betrayal in the turbulent world of medieval Italy providing readings in poetry and in prose. We will analyze the historical context and discuss the literary strategies through which authors such as Guinizzelli, Cavalcanti, Dante and Boccaccio state their cases. Taught in Italian.

Catalog Description: 
Exploration of medieval Italian cultural history through a broad variety of literary and other textual traditions. Prerequisite: ITAL 302.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
September 2, 2014 - 3:53pm
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