Offered academic year 2006-2007
The focus of this course is the Decameron. Class discussions will concentrate on a selection of novelle and the major theme of man and society. Emphasis will be placed on Boccaccio's worldview and the transformation of the medieval concept of society. Lectures, guest lecturers and supplementary readings will provide a variety of critical viewpoints to enhance the individual reader's understanding of the novelle under discussion. Conducted in Italian.
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