LiteratureLIT 185O ''I need a hero:'' Ariosto's (Un)Epic Renaissance

Speaking, reading, and writing proficiency in Italian required. In this course, we will study the Italian Renaissance adventure poem by Ludovico Ariosto, Orlando Furioso (1532) and we will use it to penetrate the cultural, spiritual, and political tensions that marked the passage from pre- to early-modernity in the West. Distribution requirements: Poetry, Pre-1750.

Credits

5

General Education Code

TA

Quarter offered

Spring

Instructor

Filippo Gianferrari