English Literature III (2011/2012)

Course code
4S00865
Name of lecturer
Daniela Carpi
Coordinator
Daniela Carpi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/10 - ENGLISH LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
I semestre dal Oct 3, 2011 al Jan 14, 2012.

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.6  
Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.6  

Learning outcomes

The course intends to focus on theatre as a privileged arena for the representation and assertion of political power and of the problem of legitimacy.

Syllabus

“Representing power in the Renaissance”

TESTI
W.Shakespeare, Macbeth (any edition)
W. Shakespeare, Julius Caesar
W. Shakespeare, King Lear

TESTI CRITICI
D.Carpi e S.Fiorato ( a cura di), Iconologia del potere. Rappresentazioni della sovranità nel Rinascimento, Ombre Corte, Verona, 2011
A. Hadfield, Shakespeare and Renaissance Politics, Aren, London 2004

MANUALE:
P.Bertinetti, Storia della Letteratura Inglese, vol.I, Einaudi, 2000


THE LESSONS WILL BE IN ENGLISH

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam will consist in an oral discussion about the texts of the program.