Italian Literature 3: The Baroque and the Enlightenment

XVII century. The Italian Literature in the Baroque period. Marino. The vernacular literature. The Theatre and Commedia dell’arte. Science and Philosophy: Bruno, Campanella, Galilei. XVIII century. Giambattista Vico. The period of Arcadia. Gravina, Metastasio and the rEform of the Italian Melodramma. Italian Literature within the Enlightenment period. Goldoni. Parini. Alfieri. Towards the XIX Century: Neoclassicism and Vincenzo Monti.