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Open Yale Courses: Dante in Translation

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The course is an introduction to Dante and his cultural milieu through a critical reading of the Divine Comedy and selected minor works (Vita nuova, Convivio, De vulgari eloquentia, Epistle to Cangrande). An analysis of Dante's autobiography, the Vita nuova, establishes the poetic and political circumstances of the Comedy's composition. Readings of Inferno, Purgatory and Paradise seek to situate Dante's work within the intellectual and social context of the late Middle Ages, with special... More
Material Type: Online Course
Technical Format: Video
Date Added to MERLOT: June 29, 2010
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 14, 2012
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Submitter: Jason Stanton
Keywords: italian literature, dante, online course

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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division
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Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States

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Avatar for CJ Fearnley
2 years ago

CJ Fearnley (Explorer in Universe)

I wrote a detailed review of my experience working through the course over a four month period.  The review is on-line at http://blog.cjfearnley.com/2012/04/29/dantes-great-commedia-or-poetry-as-a-way-of-knowing

Time spent reviewing site: probably more than 150 hours