You are here: Home / Academics / Courses / Offerings by Semester / Spring 2017 HNRS Courses / Spring 2017 Dante

Dante's Divine Comedy

HNRS 2030 Sec. 5 - Spring 2017

Professor Gregory Stone Department of French Studies

Tu Th 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
TBD

Students will study the entirety of Dante’s Divine Comedy (Inferno, Purgatory, Paradise), a work of great scope that aims to provide a complete picture of the reality of the cosmos and of human virtues and vices. One of the great masterpieces of world literature, Dante’s poem is a compendium of the scientific, philosophical, religious, literary, historical, and political issues that were considered important in the Western tradition from classical antiquity through the beginnings of the Renaissance.

Fulfills General Education:

English Composition
Humanities