Italian literature and culture [Tur] (2016/2017)

Course code
4S002898
Name of lecturers
Giuseppe Chiecchi, Massimo Natale
Coordinator
Giuseppe Chiecchi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/10 - ITALIAN LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
I SEMESTRE dal Oct 3, 2016 al Jan 21, 2017.

Lesson timetable

I SEMESTRE
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.6  
Friday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.8  

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to provide an introduction to the study of modern and contemporary Italian literature, through the close examination of an author, a specific period or a topic.

Syllabus

Naples and his novels: Ortese, Malaparte, Ferrante.

REQUIRED TEXTS:
Anna Maria Ortese, Il mare non bagna Napoli (ed. Adelphi)
Curzio Malaparte, La pelle (ed. Adelphi)
Elena Ferrante, L'amore molesto (ed. E/O)

Course notes. Additional readings will be pointed out during the classes;
A detailed syllabus will be provided in e-learning.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam
(Three open-ended questions; for example, the close reading of a short textual passage, or a question on general issues concerning works analyzed during the course;
lenght: 90 minutes)

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017