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ART 333 Visual Perspectives on Dante's Divine Comedy

Faculty: David
Content: Dante's "Divine Comedy" and visualizations of the poem created in a variety of media from the fourteenth century to the present. Exploration of how Dante's poetry was influenced by the art and visual culture of his time, and how artists such as Botticelli, Michelangelo, Blake, Delacroix, Ingres, Rodin, and Rauschenberg have engaged the complex world Dante created. Examination of contemporary film and popular culture as well as high art. Consideration of the implications of Dante's concept of visible speech.
Prerequisites: ART 100 or ENG 280.
Restrictions: Sophomore standing required.
Usually offered: Alternate Years, spring semester.
Semester credits: 4.