History of Italian Literature

History of Italian LiteratureDuring this course students will get to know the fascinating panorama of Italian literature, an immense and multi-faceted heritage.
The main topics of the course include: 

The origins of Italian literature: the Sicilian and Bolognese Schools; Poetry in Dante’s time and the Dolce Stil Novo: Lapo Gianni, Cino da Pistoia, Guido Cavalcanti, Cecco Angiolieri; Dante and the "Divine Comedy”; Petrarca and Boccaccio: the birth of Humanism; Literature in the Medici’s time: Lorenzo il Magnifico and Agnolo Poliziano; Literature and the Renaissance: Ludovico Ariosto and Niccolò Machiavelli; Literature and the Counter-reform: Torquato Tasso; The 17th century, the Baroque and Arcadia; The 18th century amidst the Enlightenment, Neoclassicism and Romanticism: Vittorio Alfieri and Carlo Goldoni; The neoclassical and romantic époque: Ugo Foscolo and Giacomo Leopardi; Alessandro Manzoni and the literature of the unification of Italy; The age of Verism: Verga and Pirandello; Gabriele D'Annunzio and the literature of Decadentism; Hermeticism and the new lyrics: Ungaretti and the late 20th century; The neorealist season: Moravia, Pavese and Bassani; Contemporary literature: Italo Calvino, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Umbert Eco, and so on.

Marta Russo

Marta Russo
Code Lessons Price

All prices are in Euros. Registration fee of 70,00 Euro (valid for 12 months).
1 lesson: 45 minutes.

Once you purchase the package of lessons, course dates can be agreed upon.