ITAL 474

Italian Comic Theatre

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: 370D

The development of the Italian comedy, from the Mandragola of Niccolò Machiavelli to the comedies of Carlo Goldoni, with particular emphasis given to the influence of the Commedia dell'Arte and of the hedonistic atmosphere of 18th century Venice on Goldoni and the role of women in his comedies.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ITAL 474, ITAL 370D.
  • May be taken more than once for credit in different topics with permission of the department to a maximum of 3 units.

Pre- or Co-requisites:

Undergraduate course in Italian offered by the Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

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