Italian Literature LM (2010/2011)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Gian Paolo Marchi
Gian Paolo Marchi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
I semestre dal Oct 4, 2010 al Jan 15, 2011.

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall S.10  
Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.10  

Learning outcomes

The main aim of the course is to deepen the poetic choices and the printing history of a writer, through the analysis of a representative work


Printing history of Emilio Salgari’s novels

EMILIO SALGARI, Tay-See. La Rosa del Dong-Giang, introduzione, testo critico e appendice di documenti a cura di Gian Paolo Marchi, Padova, Antenore, 1994.
GIOVANNI ARPINO - ROBERTO ANTONETTO, Vita, tempeste, sciagure di Emilio Salgari il padre degli eroi, nota introduttiva di Roberto Antonetto, con una cronologia/bibliografia a cura di Felice Pozzo e Franca Viglongo, Torino, Viglongo, 2010.
GIAN PAOLO MARCHI, La spada di sambuco. Cinque percorsi salgariani, Verona, Edizioni Fiorini, 2000.

Assessment methods and criteria

The oral examination will check the knowledge of literary history and will particularly test the reading and analysis of texts. At the end of the course a precise indication of the texts which must be studied, with a list of questions which can be asked during the examination will be given to the students.

Teaching aids