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Ruzante and dialectal literature in Padua between XVth and XVIth century.


Tuesday, 15 October 2019 to Wednesday, 3 June 2020
Total hours: 56
Hours of lectures: 40
Hours of supplementary teaching: 16

Examination procedure

  • Report or seminar


Prerequisites are not required.


The cours will focus on the dialectal poetry written in Padua between XVth and XVIth century, before and during the career of Angelo Beolco il Ruzante (1496 ca. - 1542), the most important playwright of italian Renaissance.


Educational goals:
The cours aims to provide a conceptual and historical frame to place the phenomenon of literature in dialect during the italian Renaissance, with particular regard to northern Italy.


Bibliographical references

See italian version.