Spanish literature 3 (2019/2020)

Course code
4S002948
Name of lecturers
Andrea Zinato, Katiuscia Darici
Coordinator
Andrea Zinato
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
L-LIN/05 - SPANISH LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Spanish
Location
VERONA
Period
I semestre (Lingue e letterature straniere) dal Sep 30, 2019 al Jan 11, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The main aim of the course is to provide students with:
- A general knowledge of the literary, cultural and historical context: main writers/texts/movements/genres discussed in class
- Ability to read critically the literary texts included in the reading list, by putting to use the theoretical knowledge gained in class
- Ability to express oneself and critically argue in Spanis

Syllabus

The course will focus on a selection of literary representations, among the many the characterise Medieval Spanish literature: the 'cantares de gesta: El Poema de mio Cid".
The course will be taught in Spanish.
Students are required to check throughout the course materials and information uploaded on E-learning UNIVR
Students who are unable to attend are required to contact the teacher.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Anonimo Cantare del Cid Garzanti (Milano) 2003 88-11-36640-2 Testo obbligatorio. Si tratta della traduzione italiana del Poema de mio Cid (con testo a fronte)
Jean Flori La cavalleria medievale il Mulino (Bologna) 2002 88-15-08465-7 lettura obbligatoria
Felipe B. Pedraza Jiménez, Milagros Rodríguez Cáceres Las épocas de la literatura española. (Edizione 1) Ariel (Barcelona) 2002 84-344-2502-5 Il capitolo dedicto al Medioevo
Elisabetta Paltrinieri La Spagna Letteraria. Dalle origini al XIV secolo Carocci 2002 88-430-2176-1 Lettura facoltativa: caldamente coonsigliata a chi non ha mai studiato letteratura medievale spagnola
Anonimo Poema de mio Cid (ed. de Colin Smith) Cátedra (Madrid) 1996 84-376-0060-X Unica edizione ammessa (anche più recente).

Assessment methods and criteria

An oral exam in Spanish will assess:
- a knowledge of primary and secondary texts
- the ability to articulate effectively the information and critical assessments concerning texts and topics discussed in class
At the beginning of the course we will consider the possibility of a written test (multiple choice). Only students who attend the course will be allowed to take the test, which will represent a part of the whole exam.

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