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Dante and the Middle Ages - ITLN3694

Year - 2019

This unit studies Dante's Divine Comedy as an enduring work of poetry, a major text of the European literary tradition, and the most comprehensive synthesis of Medieval culture. We will look at how literature works in relation to the language and the rhetorical tradition in which it is expressed on the one hand, and, on the other, the historical, philosophical and theological cultures it expresses and interprets.

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr seminar/week

Assessment
1x500wd research bibliography (10%), 1x2500wd research essay (35%), 4x1000wds total short answer tests (30%), 1x500wd class presentation (15%), tutorial participation (10%)

Pre-requisites

6 credit points at 2000 level in at least one of the following: Italian Studies, or European Studies or European or Middle Eastern or Classical Languages or Studies or Asian Studies or History or Ancient History or Philosophy or Studies in Religion.

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Italian Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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