ITAL-379 Poetry of Courtly Love in Italy
Offered academic year 2006-2007
Professor McAuliffe
The Art of Courtly Love (Andreas Capellanus) and the Allegory of Love (C.S. Lewis) will be read as background to the exploration of the theme of courtly love in early Italian literature. Selections will be chosen from Italian authors of the Thirteenth to the Sixteenth Centuries, including the poetry of the Sicilian School, the Sweet New Style, Dante's Vita Nuova, Fiore, Convivio, and Divine Comedy, Boccaccio's Decameron, Petrarch's Songbook, and women Petrarchist poets. Conducted in Italian.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
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