- Module code: IT321
- Module name: Renaissance Rivalries: Power Magic & Language
- Department: Italian Studies
- Credit: 15
Module content and teaching
This module aims to emphasize a broad cultural approach to the Renaissance in Italy, with an emphasis upon humanism, the place of women, intellectual developments, the history of the Italian language, magic, and intellectual movements, including the status of the arts and poetry.
Principal learning outcomes
Its main aims are: (a) to introduce students to a number of key figures and a wide range of selected written materials – short stories, commentaries, letters, poetry, treatises – related to these topics ; (b) to build on their skills in mediating between text and context.
Other essential notes
"This module is not available in 2011-12 "
|Assessment group||Assessment name||Percentage|
|15 CATS (Module code: IT321-15)|
|A (Assessed work only)||4000-4500 word essay||100%|
|C (Assessed/examined work)||2000-2500 word essay or commentary||50%|
|1 hour examination (Summer)||50%|
This module is available on the following courses:
- Undergraduate Politics, International Studies and Italian (M165) - Year 3