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2015 - 2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015 - 2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ITAL 312 - Renaissance Italy (In English)

Spring (3-4) Ferrarese (GER 5)

The course highlights the intellectual and political structures that shaped Renaissance society in Italy, and examines the origins of Italian national identity through readings of a variety of literary and aesthetic genres such as epic poetry, political and historical treatises, music and theater. Contemporary cinematic representations of the Renaissance will also be analyzed. Students with advanced language skills, with the consent of the instructor, may enroll in a 4th credit of reading and discussion (one additional hour per week) in Italian.