Spanish Literature II (2011/2012)

Course code
4S00843
Credits
9
Coordinator
Stefano Neri
Other available courses
Other available courses
    Academic sector
    L-LIN/05 - SPANISH LITERATURE
    Language of instruction
    Italian
    Teaching is organised as follows:
    Activity Credits Period Academic staff Timetable
    Modulo 1 6 I semestre Stefano Neri
    Modulo 2 3 I semestre Anna Bognolo

    Lesson timetable

    I semestre
    Activity Day Time Type Place Note
    Modulo 1 Monday 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.8  
    Modulo 1 Tuesday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.8  
    Modulo 1 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.6  

    Learning outcomes

    The course aims to introduce students to Spanish literature of the Siglo de Oro and to approach readings of poetical and narrative texts, in particular the Don Quijote by Miguel de Cervantes.

    Syllabus

    Part I – Don Quijote (S. Neri)
    - The Spain of Cervantes: historic and literary context
    - Don Quijote: introduction to the text and critical reading of a selection of chapters

    Part II –16th Century Spanish poetry (A. Bognolo)
    - Petrarchism and Garcilaso de la Vega
    - Ascetic an mystical literature:Teresa d’Avila, San Juan de la Cruz, Fray Luis de León

    References:

    Part I – Don Quijote
    Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quijote de la Mancha ed. by L. A. Murillo, Madrid, Castalia, 2 voll. or on line edition of Instituto Cervantes by F. Rico (http://cvc.cervantes.es/obref/quijote/)
    A choice of 2 between these 4 critical essays (photocopies distributed during the course) :
    - J.L. Borges, “Magie parziali del Don Chisciotte”
    - F. Rico “Las dos interpretaciones del Quijote”
    - C. Segre, “Costruzioni rettilinee e costruzioni a spirale nel Don Chisciotte”
    - M. Socrate, “Il Don Quijote”, in Il riso maggiore di Cervantes

    Part II –16th Century Spanish poetry
    Antología comentada de la Literatura española. Historia y textos. Siglo XVI, by Andrés Amorós, Madrid, Castalia, 2007 (the selection of texts will be indicated during the course).

    Assessment methods and criteria

    Final oral exam. For students attending the course a facultative written exam during the course is contemplated.

    Teaching aids
    Title Format (Language, Size, Publication date)
    Capitoli Don Quijote da leggere con attenzione  mswordmsword (it, 26 KB, 04/10/11)
    info dispensa  mswordmsword (it, 19 KB, 07/10/11)
    locandina spettacolo CAVALIERI ERRANTI 28 ottobre 2011  pdfpdf (it, 524 KB, 18/10/11)
    slides  pptxpptx (it, 21815 KB, 21/11/11)