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Fall 2017
Jul 15, 2024
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ITAL 28100 - The Italian Renaissance And Its Scientific And Cultural Impact On Western Civilization
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course introduces students to the most important cultural and scientific writings of the Italian Renaissance, and shows the pivotal influence of the Renaissance on the development of Western civilization as a whole. Classes and readings entirely in English; no knowledge of Italian needed. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Liberal Arts
Department: School of Languages & Cultures

Course Attributes:
Lower Division, GTC-Humanistic-Artistic, UC-Humanities

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Become acquainted with the canonical works of the Italian Renaissance that have had a major influence on modern Western thought and will develop a broad understanding of the Renaissance. 2. Become familiar with different literary genres such as poetry, comedy, novellas, treatises and dialogues, and will develop the tools necessary to approach them critically within the cultural and political context that produced them. 3. Improve their critical and writing skills.

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