ITAL 403 Topics in 17th- and 18th-Century Italian Literature

Works of various literary and philosophical writers will be studied. Topics may include the effect of the Inquisition, the Petrarchan and Arcadian traditions, theater as social and political laboratory, Galileo, Bruno, Campanella, Marino, Vico, Metastasio, Gozzi, Goldoni, the beginnings of the Risorgimento in the works of such authors as Alfieri, Parini, and Foscolo.

pre-rec: 300-level course.
notes: May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered.