ITAL531 - DANTE'S COMMEDIA I

"Divine Comedy" in the context of Dante's medieval worldview and culture. Please check the department's website for the course description. http://www.sas.upenn.edu/italians/graduate/courses
Section 401 - SEM
DANTE VISUALIZING: DANTE VISUALIZING AND DANTE VISUALIZED - Dante’s Comedia has inspired art, but at the same time art is present within the Comedy itself, through images, metaphors, descriptions and even more concrete examples. This course aims at discussing these aspects, taking into consideration also the philosophical, political and religious background of these motifs. While analyzing images in and from the Comedia, we will look at illustrations and artistic interpretations, spanning from medieval illuminations and Renaissance printed books (mainly from Van Pelt Library) to contemporary examples, and focusing on artists such as Giotto, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Blake, Doré, and Dalí. The course will be taught in English.
M 0200PM-0400PM
CANEPARO, FEDERICA
DEL SOLDATO, EVA
VAN PELT LIBRARY 627