• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Italian
  • Areas of interest European Languages
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

The course aims to familiarise students with the medieval world picture of Dante and his contemporaries. It will present Dante's own political, poetic and philosophical outlook and then proceed, by a study of selected cantos, to a detailed analysis of how these ideas are given poetic expression in the Inferno.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will:

  1. have the knowledge and skills to paraphrase sections of Dante's Canti;
  2. critically analyze Dante's ideas and how they are conveyed in the Divine Comedy;
  3. discuss the principle themes of the Inferno within the historical and literary context of Dante's time;
  4. conduct research independently into secondary materials

 

 

Indicative Assessment

1,500 word essay (40%), 2 detailed analyses of selected passages (500 words each) (30%), tutorial presentation linked to the essay (20%), and (10%) for preparation and active participation in tutorials.

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Workload

13 one-hour lectures; 13 tutorials and 7 seminars

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed ITAL2006. Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

To be advised

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

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Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3576
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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