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Winter '01 Graduate Course Guide

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Courses in Italian

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Winter Term, 2001 (January 4 April 26)

Open courses in Italian
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Wolverine Access Subject listing for ITALIAN

Winter Term '01 Time Schedule for Italian.

ITALIAN 425. Italian Romanticism.

Other Language and Literature Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Vincenzo A Binetti (

Prerequisites: Italian 232. (3).

Credits: (3).

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This course examines the literary and cultural dynamics characterizing Italian Romanticism, while at the same time investigating the socioeconomic and political components which determined the Italian Risorgimento and lead to the unification of the country. The close analysis of literary texts, critical essays and journalistic writings together with a comparative investigation of other countries' cultural milieu, will help to better understand the peculiarity of Italian Romanticism within the frame of a broader European context. Authors studied include Manzoni, Tommaseo, Nievo, De Marchi, and Fogazzaro. All work in Italian.

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ITALIAN 433/MEMS 439. Dante's Divine Comedy.

Courses Taught in English Translation (without language prerequisites)

Section 002-004 ONLY may be elected to satisfy the Upper-Level Writing Requirement.

Instructor(s): Alison Cornish (

Prerequisites: A knowledge of Italian is not required. (4).

Credits: (4).

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Open to concentrators and non-concentrators alike, this course is devoted to a reading of one of the monuments of Western literature, Dante's Divine Comedy. The poem will be read in all its three parts, Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso, in facing-page translation in order to benefit those who know some Italian as well as those who do not. Attention will be paid therefore to the language of Dante's poetry, a revolution in its own right, to his manipulation of numerous sources of inspiration, both ancient and modern, and to the relevance of his issues to today's.

The format of the course will consist of lecture and discussion sections, for which students should enroll. Evaluation will be on the basis of class participation, three exams, and an essay. Additional writing assignments will be available for extra


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