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  1. Language 2 items
    Students are required to purchase the following books:
    1. Set Text 1 item
      All students should purchase a copy of this text as we will use it extensively in class
    2. A good bilingual dictionary:

       

           •     Oxford-Paravia Italian Dictionary (Oxford: OUP)

           •     L. I. Caselli (ed.), Il Nuovo Dizionario Hazon Garzanti (Milan: Garzanti)

           •     V. Macchi (ed.), Collins-Sansoni Italian Dictionary (Florence: Sansoni)

  2. Weeks 1-5: Nanni Moretti's Political Films 18 items
    1. Primary Material 3 items
      1. Palombella rossa - Nanni Moretti 1989 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document Essential

      2. Dear Diary - Nanni Moretti 1993 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

      3. Aprile - Nanni Moretti 1998 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document Essential

    2. Extra Primary Material - Optional for viewing 3 items
      1. La cosa - Nanni Moretti 2007 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

      2. La seconda volta - Mimmo Calopresti 1995 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

      3. Il caimano - Nanni Moretti, Silvio Orlando, Margherita Buy, Jasmine Trinca 2006 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

    3. Secondary Material 12 items
      1. Bibliography on Multidirectional 1 item
      2. General Bibliography on Film 3 items
        1. An introduction to film studies - Jill Nelmes 1996

          Book Recommended

        2. Film art: an introduction - David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson c1979

          Book Recommended

        3. Italian cinema - Mary P. Wood 2005

          Book Recommended

      3. Bibliography on Nanni Moretti 8 items
        1. La sincope dell'identità: il cinema di Nanni Moretti - Roberto De Gaetano c2002

          Book Recommended

        2. Nanni Moretti: lo smarrimento del presente - Roberto De Gaetano 2011

          Book Essential

        3. The cinema of Nanni Moretti: dreams and diaries - Ewa Mazierska, Laura Rascaroli 2004

          Book Essential

        4. The personal and the political: The cinema of Nanni Moretti - R. Barotsi, P. Antonello

          Chapter  Available in the Library and online via Academia.edu (requires registration)

  3. Weeks 7-11: Machiavelli's Political Drama 22 items
    1. Primary Material 4 items
      1. Mandragola - Niccolò Machiavelli, Eric Haywood, University College Dublin. Foundation for Italian Studies c2002

        Book Essential Please note that any modern Italian edition of this primary text (with a critical introduction and annotation) is suitable, especially the BUR edited by R. Riinaldi (2010). You can also use an Italian online edition however these normally do not have any critical support material and will, in the long term, make studying and understanding the primary text harder.

      2. Il principe - Niccolò Machiavelli, Giorgio Inglese c1995

        Book Essential As for the text above, please note that any other modern Italian edition of this primary text (with a critical introduction and annotation) is suitable. You can also use an Italian online edition (like the one indicated below) however these normally do not have any critical support material and will, in the long term, make studying and understanding the primary text harder.

    2. Additional Primary Material 2 items
      Recommended for reading in preparation for Coursework
      1. Clizia: Andria : Dialogo intorno alla nostra lingua - Niccolò Machiavelli, Giorgio Inglese 1997

        Book Optional

      2. Novella di Belfagor: L'Asino - Niccolò Machiavelli, Maurizio Tarantino, Mario Martelli 1990

        Book Optional

    3. General Bibliography on the Italian Renaissance 4 items
      1. The Cambridge Companion to the Italian Renaissance - Michael Wyatt 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential

      2. The Italian Renaissance State - Andrea Gamberini, Isabella Lazzarini 2012 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      3. The Cambridge companion to Renaissance humanism - Jill Kraye c2006 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

    4. General Bibliography on Machiavelli 4 items
      1. Machiavelli - Robert Black 2013

        Book Essential

      2. Machiavelli & the Renaissance - Federico Chabod 1958 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      3. Between friends: discourses of power and desire in the Machiavelli-Vettori letters of 1513-1515 - John M. Najemy, American Council of Learned Societies c1993 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

    5. Critical Bibliography on Machiavelli's Political Works 4 items
      1. Renaissance civic humanism: reappraisals and reflections - James Hankins 2000

        Book Essential Chapters 1, 3, 8-10

      2. Machiavelli's Hybrid Republicanism - Mark Jurdjevic 2007 (n.499)

        Article Recommended

      3. On the Woman Question in Machiavelli - Michelle Tolman Clarke 2005

        Article Recommended

      4. Saggio sul ̀Principe' - Mario Martelli c1999

        Book Recommended

    6. Critical Bibliography on Machiavelli's Literary Works 4 items
      1. Machiavelli and the discourse of literature - Albert Russell Ascoli, Victoria Ann Kahn 1993

        Book Essential

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