Hispano-American Language and Literature (2009/2010)

Course code
4S00870
Name of lecturer
Maria Grana
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
L-LIN/06 - LATIN AMERICAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
II semestre dal Feb 22, 2010 al May 31, 2010.

Lesson timetable

II semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.8  
Tuesday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.8  
Thursday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.6  

Learning outcomes

The course will use slides with relevant images and translated and discussed texts to introduce the student to the most significant experiences of the literatures and other cultural expressions of the Spanish speaking countries of Latin America. The goal is to explore in depth the relationship between the literary language and other forms of expression; between the national literatures and the large and diverse landscape of cultural geographies.

Syllabus

Il corso si basa su una scelta antologica di prosatori e poeti, seguita da un approfondimento seminariale..


Bibliografia

-AA.VV., 15 racconti e 2 leggende del CentroAmerica, (a cura di Héctoer Febles),Roma, Fahrenheit 451.
-AA.VV., Tra due specchi. 18 racconti fantastici di scrittrici latinoamericane, (a cura di M. C. Graña), Roma, Fahrenheit 451.
-Poeti ispanoamericani del Novecento, a cura di F. Tentori Montalto, Milano, Bompiani, 1987, 2 voll.
-R. Campra, America Latina. L'identità e la maschera, Roma, Meltemi, 2000

Come sussidio bibliografico di riferimento generale gli studenti possono consultare:
-José Miguel Oviedo, Historia de la literatura ispanoamericana, Alianza. (o qualche altra Storia della letteratura: Puccini e Yurkievich, per es.).
-Diccionario enciclopédico de las letras de America Latina, Caracas, Ayacucho-Monte Avila, 1991. Vol. I –II.
Dizionari
-M. Morínigo, Diccionario del español de América.Madrid, Muchnik

Assessment methods and criteria

The oral examination will test a general vision of the hispanic-american cultures and literatures of the XXth century and the ability to produce an analysis of the texts covered during the lessons. It will test the ability to read and comment a latinamerican novel.