ITALIAN 533 - Dante's Divine Comedy
Section: 001
Term: WN 2014
Subject: Italian (ITALIAN)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Concurrent with Italian 333 or graduate standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course is dedicated to a guided reading of the Divine Comedy in its entirety. The text will be read in facing-page translation for the benefit of those who know some Italian and those who do not. Lectures and discussion are in English. Students will learn about the historical, philosophical, literary context of the poem as well as how to make sense of it in modern terms.

Course Requirements:

Evaluation will be by means of bluebook midterm and final testing knowledge of key terms, concepts, and passages, a summary of a scholarly article, and participation (consisting of active class presence, on-line quizzes on readings, and on-line discussion).

Intended Audience:

General audience interested in the humanities. No prerequisites.

Class Format:

Principally lecture format, two days a week, with opportunities for discussion in class, out of class, and on line.

ITALIAN 533 - Dante's Divine Comedy
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
5Graduate Standing
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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