ITALIAN 333 - Dante's Divine Comedy
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Italian (ITALIAN)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of department.
Advisory Prerequisites:
A knowledge of Italian is not required.
Other Course Info:
Taught in English.
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, and 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, one short paper (500-1,000 words), and participation (consisting of active class presence, online quizzes on readings, and online discussion).

Intended Audience:

Graduate students can enroll in Italian 533 and pursue research and writing connecting Dante with their own interests, in consultation with the instructor.

ITALIAN 333 - Dante's Divine Comedy
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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ISBN: 0195087445
Inferno., Author: edited and translated by Robert M. Durling ; introduction and notes by Ronald L. Martinez and Robert M. Durling ; illustrations by Robert Turner., Publisher: Oxford University Press [1st Oxfor 1996
ISBN: 0195087453
The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri Purgatorio., Author: [Dante Alighieri] ; ed. and transl. by Robert M. Durling ; introd. and notes by Ronald L. Martinez and Robert M. Durling ; ill. by Robert Turner., Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr 2004
ISBN: 162466590X
Paradiso, Author: Dante (Trans. Lombardo), Publisher: Hackett 2017
ISBN: 0679729526
The Aeneid, Author: Virgil ; translated by Robert Fitzgerald., Publisher: Vintage Books Vintage cl 1990
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