Dante's Divine Comedy

Catherine S. Cox, Dante's Divine Comedy, Spring 2018

Course Description:

EngLit 1033 / ITAL 1181 (cross-listed) offers interested students an opportunity to study, in English translation, Dante's Divine Comedy, generally considered to be one of the most aesthetically and intellectually accomplished literary works of all time. We will examine the work in its historical, intellectual, and literary contexts, considering a variety of critical approaches, with the goal of developing critical skills in reading, thinking, and writing, and gaining the kind of knowledge and insight that the attentive study of great texts in the humanities offers.

Required Texts:

The Bantam dual-language editions of Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso (trans. Allen Mandelbaum). ISBN 10: 0553213393; 055321344X; 0553212044.

Syllabus: 

Catherine S. Cox, Dante's Divine Comedy, Spring 2017

Course Description

This course examines Dante's Divine Comedy, in English translation, in its historical, intellectual, and literary contexts, considering a variety of critical approaches.

Required Texts:

-Bantam dual-language editions of Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso (trans. Allen Mandelbaum)

Syllabus: 

Catherine S. Cox, Dante's Divine Comedy, Spring 2016

Course Description

This course examines Dante's Divine Comedy, in English translation, in its historical, intellectual, and literary contexts, considering a variety of critical approaches.

Required Texts:

-Bantam dual-language editions of Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso (trans. Allen Mandelbaum)

Syllabus: 

Catherine S. Cox, Dante's Divine Comedy, Spring 2011

Course Description

This course examines Dante's Divine Comedy, in English translation, in its historical, intellectual, and literary contexts, considering a variety of critical approaches.

Required Texts:

-The Bantam dual-language editions of Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso (trans. Allen Mandelbaum)

Syllabus: 

Catherine S. Cox, Dante's Divine Comedy, Spring 2013

Course Description

This course examines Dante's Divine Comedy, in English translation, in its historical, intellectual, and literary contexts, considering a variety of critical approaches.

Required Texts:

-Bantam dual-language editions of Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso (trans. Allen Mandelbaum)

Syllabus: 
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