Italian literature for publishing (2014/2015)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Fabio Forner
Fabio Forner
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
I semestre dal Oct 1, 2014 al Jan 10, 2015.

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.6  
Tuesday 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.8  

Learning outcomes

The main aim of this course is to give an introduction to the history of the Italian literature through the direct analysis of a corpus of texts on issues of particular interests. Special attention will be given to the authors of the Eighteenth century.


1) Introduction to Italian literature of the eighteenth century.
2) The course will focus on the relationship between literature and publishing in the eighteenth century, with particular attention to the experience of the Arcadia and its printers.

1) For the literature of the eighteenth century: ALBERTO Beniscelli, Il Settecento, Il Mulino, Bologna.
2) Additional references will be provided during the course.

Assessment methods and criteria

The oral examination evaluates a student’s overall preparation and the direct knowledge and analysis of texts. For students who attended lessons there will be a written test at the end of the course.

Teaching aids