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ITAL 5501 Dante:Inferno (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

A close encounter with Inferno, the class will focus on Dante's moral universe, as well as the way in which Dante uses poetry to paint that universe and to persuade the reader that the voyage through Inferno is actually taking place. The class will also examine Inferno as a staging ground for the other two books of the Divina Commedia. This undergraduate seminar will be conducted in Italian.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Laurie Shepard

Prerequisites: Open to students who have completed CCR or equivalent

Cross listed with:

Comments: Elective for Italian major or minor


Last Updated: 07-Dec-13