Italian literature and culture [CInt M-Z] (2017/2018)

Course code
4S002898
Name of lecturer
Massimo Natale
Coordinator
Massimo Natale
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/10 - ITALIAN LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Semester 1 dal Oct 2, 2017 al Jan 20, 2018.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course aims at introducing the students to the study of Italian literary e culture by analyzing an author, a definite historical period or a theme who are historically significant, mostly for the comparison with the literary foreign traditions

Syllabus

Italian literature and culture outside of Italy.
The course will cover the image and role of Italian literature and culture outside of Italy. In particular, through the analysis and comparison of some Italian literary programs in some foreign universities, we will study the composition of our literary canon in some cultural areas and in some nations. The course will be completed by an introduction to the university study of Italian literature and to the methodology of humanistic research.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Lorenzo Formisano Storia della letteratura italiana Salerno 2002 Un’antologia di testi e materiali commentati a lezione verrà messa a disposizione degli studenti in e-learning.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination, that will be articulated in three open-ended questions with a limited number of lines. One of the questions will concern the commentary on a piece of work that was examined during the course; the other questions will concern the concepts discussed in the bibliography above.
Exam duration: 90 minutes.
It is possible to carry out a test in itinere.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018