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Undergraduate Record 2012-2013 
Undergraduate Record 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

ITAL 4450 - Lights and Shadows: Italian 18th-Century Literature

Study of the Italian Enlightenment, in terms of its spectrum of literary/cultural phenomena. Major and lesser-known writers, and the role their works played in transforming early modern traditions into today’s forms and institutions. Among the topics considered: notions of reason and progress, uses of science, criminal/justice systems, advances in theater, opera, the popular novel, autobiography and consumer journalism in Italian.

Credits: 3