ITTR 3770 - The Culture of Italian Comedy

Description
Treats Italian comedy from historic, generic, and theoretical viewpoints; divided into 4 units: 1) medieval comic-realist verse (poetry and song), 2) Renaissance comic theater, including plays by Machiavelli, Ariosto and the Sienese Intronati Academy, 3) the commedia all'italiana film, focusing on cinema by Germi and Monicelli, and 4) modern comic performances by Italians. Special units on Tuscan- and Neapolitan-style humor. Taught in English. Requirement Designation: Second Writing Requirement.
Credits
3
Attributes
Artistic, Interpretive, & Philosophical Inquiry Historical Perspectives Second Writing
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2017
Offered
MWF
Avg. Class Size
25
Avg. Sections
1