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 0.5 FCE ITA literature courses at the 300-level

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)