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Graduate Courses

The specific topic in each course entitled "Studies in ..." will be announced at registration. Each "Studies in ..." course may be repeated for credit provided the topic is different.

ITAL 701. History of the Italian Language. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr.

ITAL 704. Problems in Italian Language. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr.
This course can be repeated for credit, provided the topic is different.

ITAL 707, 708. Humanism and the Renaissance. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr. each semester.

ITAL 707. Special attention will be given to the historical and cultural situation in Quattrocento Italy; Poliziano, Lorenzo de' Medici; the great centers of Florence, Naples, Rome, and Padua; the chivalric poems of Pulci and Boiardo.

ITAL 708. The questione della lingua; the treatise writers; Machiavelli, Ariosto, and Tasso. The novelle of Bandello, Firenzuola; the Counter-Reformation and the Academies.

ITAL 711. Italian Literature from its Origins to the Trecento. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr.

ITAL 713, 714. Dante's Divina Commedia. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr. each semester.

ITAL 715. The Early Italian Lyric and Petrarch. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr.

ITAL 716. Boccaccio's Decameron and the Italian Novella. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr.

ITAL 721. Ariosto and Tasso. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr.

ITAL 722. Machiavelli and Guicciardini: Historians, Men of Letters, and Political Thinkers. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr.

ITAL 723. Italian Literature in the Age of the Baroque. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr.

ITAL 725. Italian Comedy from the Renaissance to the End of the Eighteenth Century. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr.

ITAL 726. Aspects of Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Theatre. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr.

ITAL 752. The Art and Humanism of Manzoni. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr.

ITAL 753. Leopardi and Foscolo. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr.

ITAL 754. Carducci, D'Annunzio, Pascoli. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr.

ITAL 755. Contemporary Italian Poetry. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr.

ITAL 760. History of Italian Literary Criticism, from the Renaissance to De Sanctis. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr.

ITAL 761. Italian Literary Criticism since 1870. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr.

ITAL 762. The Modern Italian Novel. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr.

ITAL 763. The Contemporary Italian Novel. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr.

ITAL 778. Advanced Translation in Italian. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr.
The course will deal with translation in theory and in practice and will also include linguistics and stylistics. The translation will be from English to Italian and from Italian to English.

ITAL 779. Studies in Italian Cinema. 4 hr.; 3 cr.
The course will examine different aspects of the cinematic art. The approaches include: 1) Movements (neo-realism, new wave, etc.); 2) Genres; 3) Literature into films; 4) The cinema as a socio-cultural phenomenon; 5) Cinematic stylistics. Films will be shown in Italian. Students will be expected to produce substantial works of film analysis.

ITAL 780. Trends and Events in Italian Civilization. 2 hr. plus conf.; 3 cr.
A study of the events and ideological trends of the civilization produced by Italy. Students will read and report on primary texts in fields such as political history, economics, sociology, and on significant artistic and cultural developments.

Courses in Reserve

ITAL 702. Italian Stylistics.

ITAL 703. Advanced Phonetics.

ITAL 705, 706. History of Italian Literature.

ITAL 712. Dante's Minor Works.

ITAL 751. The Pre-Risorgimento Period.

 
 

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Department Chair:
David Andrew Jones
King Hall 207
718-997-5980 (phone)
718-997-5072 (fax)
qc.ell@qc.cuny.edu

Italian Undergraduate Coordinator:
Karina Attar
King Hall 205B
718-997-5985

karina.attar@qc.cuny.edu

Italian Graduate Coordinator:
Eugenia Paulicelli
King Hall 708
(718) 997-5659
eugenia.paulicelli@qc.cuny.edu


 

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