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FIST 249
Fall 2006 not offered
Crosslisting: ITAL 234

This course, conducted in Italian, will examine the literary career of Italy's first great poet, Dante Alighieri, through readings of LA VITA NUOVA, the RIME PETROSE, and the INFERNO, the first canticle of the DIVINA COMMEDIA. Particular attention will be paid to the development of Dante's encyclopedic poetics by looking at his appropriation of earlier Italian and French poetry, the classical Latin tradition, philosophy, theology, historiography, and science. A course reader will provide critical readings that encompass a wide range of approaches to the interpretation of Dante's work.

Essential Capabilities: Speaking, Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RLAN
Course Format: Lecture/DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

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