Italian Literature 2 – Humanism and the Renaissance

Italian XV century Literature. The Humanism and its Literature. Lorenzo de Medici. Angelo Poliziano. Luigi Pulci. Matteo Maria Boiardo. The Italian XVI century Literature. The literature of the Renaissance. The Language problem: Pietro Bembo. Lodovico Ariosto. Machiavelli and the Political Thought. Literary genres within the Italian Renaissance: Lyrical Argument, “Novella“, Comedy, Biography. Torquato Tasso.