Dante and His World

SAME AS ITAL-UA.0160 & ENGL-UA.0143

Department Consent Required - Please contact Melissa Alexander at ma4542@nyu.edu.

Interdisciplinary introduction to late medieval culture, using Dante, its foremost literary artist, as a focus. Attention not only to the literature, art, and music, but also to the political, religious, and social developments of the time as well as to new philosophical and scientific currents. Emphasizes the continuity of the Western tradition, especially the classical backgrounds of medieval culture and its transmission to the modern world. Cinematic re-creations, documentaries, other visual aids, and museum trips.

Course Information

MEDI-UA 801

Undergraduate

4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Spring 2018

1
Maria Luisa Ardizzone
M: 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM CASA 203