LdM’s literature courses are designed to give students the opportunity to study Italy’s vast literary tradition and compare it to European literature from the past and present eras. From Shakespeare’s portrayal of Italy to contemporary European works, students are sure to deepen their literary interests.

Students will develop advanced critical and analytical skills through special projects and narrative and temporal analyses. A core element of the course offerings is designed to acquaint students with key texts and developments across several major European literatures.

Courses currently available:

Survey of Western Literature
Literature and Journalism
Rome in the Literary Imagination
Contemporary European Literature
Shakespeare’s Italy
The Age of Heroes: The Iliad, the Odyssey, the Aeneid, and the Origins of Western Literature
Italian Grand Tour: Italy through the Eyes of Famous Travellers