Spanish Literature and Culture 1 [Cognomi A-E] (2019/2020)

Course code
4S002902
Name of lecturer
Felice Gambin
Coordinator
Felice Gambin
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/05 - SPANISH LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
II semestre (Lingue e letterature straniere) dal Feb 17, 2020 al May 30, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The main aim of this course, which is part of the Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce, is to provide the acquisition by students of an appropriate knowledge of Spanish Culture, with particular attention to the historical, geographic and anthropological fields. At the end of the course students will be expected to acquire: - knowledge and comprehension skills: in-depth knowledge of the Spanish Culture of the period planned, as well as its historical, geographic and anthropological fields. - “Applied” knowledge and comprehension skills: students will acquire the necessary methodologies to understand complex and quite long texts, as well as implied meanings.

Syllabus

The construction of reality and literature: study of the principal literary and artistic movements of the XX and XXI centuries through some novels and some novelas gráficas.

Compulsory Bibliography:
- Pedraza Jiménez, Felipe B., Rodríguez Cáceres, Milagros (2012), Las épocas de la literatura española, Madrid, Ariel, ch. 8, 9, 10 e 11.

*Also, 2 the following books:
Paco Roca, Lo surcos del azar, Bilbao, Astiberri, 2016.
Antonio Altarriba-Kim, El arte de volar, Barcelona, Norma editorial, 2016.
Alfonso Zapico, La balada del norte, Bilbao, Astiberri, 2015 (volume I).
Alfonso Zapico, La balada del norte, Bilbao, Astiberri, 2017 (volume II).
Alfonso Zapico, La balada del norte, Bilbao, Astiberri, 2019 (volume III).
Vittorio Giardino, No Pasarán, Milano, Rizzoli-Lizard, 2013 (edizione integrale).
Carlos Giménez, Todo 36-39. Malos tiempos, prólogo de Ramiro Pinilla, 2011.

Also, 1 the following books:
Pío Baroja, El árbol de la ciencia
Carmen Laforet, Nada
Camilo Cela, La familia de Pascual Duarte
Miguel Delibes, Cinco horas con Marío
Luis Martín-Santos, Tiempo de silencio
Francisco Umbral, Mortal y rosa

Or another novel, even very recent, to be agreed with the teacher.


Recommended but not required critical bibliography:

Paul Preston, La guerra civil española. Guión de José Pablo García, Madrid, Debate, 2016
Michel Matly, El cómic sobre la guerra vivil, Madrid, Cátedra, 2018.
José Manuel Trabado Cabado (ed), Género y conciencia autoral en el cómic español, León, Universidad de León, 2019.
Guy Hermet, Storia della Spagna del Nocevento, Bologna, Il Mulino, 1992.
Giuliana Di Febo, Santos Juliá, Il Franchismo, Roma, Carocci, 2003.
Harry Browne, La guerra civile spagnola, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2000.
Daniele Barbieri, Semiotica del fumetto, Roma, Carocci, 2017.
Historieta o Cómic. Biografía de la narración gráfica en España, Venezia, Edizioni Cà Foscari, 2017. http://edizionicafoscari.unive.it/it/edizioni/libri/978-88-6969-145-4/
Ana Merino, El cómic hispánico, Madrid, Ediciones Catedra, 2003.
Antonio Martín, Apuntes para una historia de los tebeos, Barcelona, Glénat, 2000.
Pepe Gálvez, Vittorio Giardino. Variaciones sobre la línea clara, León, Eolas Ediciones, 2019.


The teaching method will involve frontal lessons. Further materials will be available in the e-learning platform. The instructors are available one day a week for office hours (see WEB).

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Antonio Altarriba -Kim El arte de volar (Edizione 1) Norma editorial 2016 9788467924718
Zapico Alfonso La balada del norte I astiberri 2015 9788415685654
Zapico Alfonso La balada del norte II Astiberri 2017 9788416880003
Pedraza Jiménez, Felipe B., Rodríguez Cáceres, Milagros Las épocas de la literatura española, Madrid, Ariel 2012
Paco Roca Los surcos del azar (Edizione 6) Astiberri 2016 978-84-15685-36-4

Assessment methods and criteria

Attending students: an (optional) written test or an oral examination on the program of the module.
Non attending students and attending students who don't take the written test: an oral examination on the program of the module.

AS MULTIPLE TIMES REMEMBERED, DUE TO THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY, THERE WILL BE NO VERIFICATION IN ITINERE AND THE ENTIRE EXAM WILL BE ORAL.

Examination is intended to verify the level of knowledge, understanding and analysis. It will be in Italian or Spanish, by student's choice.