This course investigates the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries in Italy, a time of great tumult with events such as the 100 Years War, the Avignon Papacy, and the Black Plague of 1348. The course focuses on the great writings of the age, for instance, Dante's Inferno, Petrarch's lyric poetry, Boccaccio's Decameron, as well as the first women writers in Italy. This course may be applied toward the major or minor in Italian or Italian Studies (please speak with an advisor for more information). Taught in English.
Formerly "ITALIAN LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION: THE MIDDLE AGES"