ITA420H1: Spinning a Tale: The Italian Short Story from Boccaccio to Basile

Hours

24L

The short story genre and its development from the Middle Ages to the Baroque. In addition to Boccaccio's tales, included are some of the most famous stories of Western literature, which later inspired masterpieces in all art forms, such as Romeo and Juliet, Othello and Puss in Boots. This course includes a component designed to enhance students' research experience.

Prerequisite
ITA250Y1/ITA251Y1, and at least one 0.5 credit ITA literature course at the 300-level
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)