Italian is the language of humanism, political thought, fashion, design, architecture and cuisine.

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Dante drawn by Salvador Dalí


Dante Alighieri, father of the Italian language; Giovanni Boccaccio;  Francesco Petrarca‘s sonnets, whose lines are a much-needed reading to understand English Renaissance; the strategic guidance in Machiavelli’s political discourses and poems… But also Antonio GramsciLuigi Pirandello, and Dario Fo, just to name a few authors.


Knowing Italian allows you to understand, appreciate and analyze this treasury of human expression.