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Italian literature

Italian literature is literature written in the Italian language, particularly within Italy. It may also refer to literature written by Italians or in Italy in other languages spoken in Italy, often languages that are closely related to modern Italian.

First page of an early printed edition of Dante's Divine Comedy with illuminated first letter and border decorations.
Dante's Divine Comedy

Medieval (1200-1400)[edit]

Humanism and Renaissance (1400-1550)[edit]

Baroque (1550-1700)[edit]

Classicism and Pre-Romanticism (1700-1815)[edit]

Romanticism and Realism (1815-1915)[edit]

Decadentism and Contemporary (1915-Present)[edit]


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