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Literature in Translation Courses

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Semester: Fall 2018

LitTrans 255: In Translation: Boccaccio's Decameron - The Human Comedy

Credits: 3 Contact: Jelena Todorović

LitTrans 260: In Translation: Italy and the Invention of America: from Columbus to World War II

Credits: 3 Contact: Stefania Buccini

Focuses on the central role played by Italy in the European vision of America between Columbus's voyages and the Second World War.

LitTrans 254: In Translation: Lit of Modern Italy-Existentialism, Fascism, Resistance

Credits: 3 Contact: Patrick Rumble

LitTrans 410: In Translation: Special Topics in Italian Literature

Credits: 3 Contact: Grazia Menechella

Food cultures of Italy. FIG section.

LitTrans 410: In Translation: Special Topics in Italian Literature

Credits: 3 Contact: Ernesto Livorni

Italian National Identity in a Global World . FIG section.

LitTrans 365: Machiavelli and His World

Credits: 3 Contact: Kristin Phillips-Court
This course introduces students to the major works of Machiavelli through the close reading and discussion of his writings in their cultural and historical contexts. Students will deepen their understanding of the controversies surrounding Machiavelli’s Prince and other works by considering literary, historical, political, and artistic points of view with the aim of articulating the complexities of his political thought.