Fall 2012 - Undergraduate Course Description
Redman, Tim
Discipline and Number
LIT 4330 Section 001
MW Time 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Course Title

Description of Course:

A close reading of the great Christian epic, The Divine Comedy.

Required Texts:

Dante, The Divine Comedy, translated by Mandelbaum
Dante, Vita Nuova, any translation
Thomas Cahil, Mysteries of the Middle Ages

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

Three short (800-1,000 word) papers, one on each of the canticles (Hell, Purgatory, Paradise) and each worth 20% of your final grade. A weekly short quiz. The top ten scores will be added, curved, and will be worth 40% of your final grade.

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