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ITAL6694

Sem in Ital Lit:Pietro Aretino

Seminar in Italian Literature: Pietro Aretino

An introduction to the works and thought of one of the most important and controversial figures in Italian Renaissance literature: namely, Pietro Aretino. Aretino (the first vernacular writer to publish an erotic book in the Christian world and a volume of his own letters) wrote in all of the literary genres: short story, epic, familiar letters, the ascetic tale, lyric poetry and satire, comedy and tragedy.

Required Text: Material in electronic form to be available for students upon arrival at Middlebury.
Subject:
Italian
Department:
Italian
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Literature

Sections

Summer 2011

ITAL6694A-L11 Lecture (Lettieri)