Poets and Politics in Early Modern Italy: In Search of the State|
This course, taught in Italian, focuses on how poetry, literature, and film represent political Italy (or lack thereof) in early modern age. Through the works presented, the course investigates concepts such as republic, monarchy, fortune, virtue, exile, utopia. Authors and directors include Dante, Petrarca, Alberti, Pontano, Ariosto, Castiglione, Machiavelli, Campanella, Olmi, and Montaldo.
Intercultural Literacy, Interpretation
This course is an advanced seminar conducted in Italian. All reading, writing, assignments, discussion, and in-class presentations are to be done in Italian.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ITST)(RMST)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Dante, Petrarca, Albertini, Pontano, Ariosto, Castiglione, Machiavelli, Campanella, Olini, Montaldo.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Three short papers; one oral in-class presentation; one final paper.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course is an advanced seminar, conducted in Italian. All reading, writing, assignments, discussion and in-class presentations are to be done in Italian.
|Instructor(s): Vito,Maurizio Times: .M.W... 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: FISK305; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 18||SR major: 7||JR major: 4|| || |
|Seats Available: 4||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 3||JR non-major: 2||SO: 1||FR: 1|
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