German Philology (2nd year) (2007/2008)

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Course code
4S00867
Credits
6
Coordinator
Maria Adele Cipolla
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
Modulo 1 3 L-FIL-LET/15-GERMANIC PHILOLOGY I semestre Maria Adele Cipolla
Modulo 2 3 L-FIL-LET/15-GERMANIC PHILOLOGY I semestre Maria Adele Cipolla

Learning outcomes

Module: Modulo 1
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The aim of the course is to transmit basic knowledges of
a) Textual transmission and manuscripts’ production in germanic literary languages of the Middle Ages. History of textual criticism and his applications to germanic literary traditions
b) Germanic linguistic (in comparative and diachronic perspective)
c) English and German literature in the Middle Ages. Texts’ lectures


Module: Modulo 2
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The aim of the course is to transmit basic knowledges of
a) Textual transmission and manuscripts’ production in germanic literary languages of the Middle Ages. History of textual criticism and his applications to germanic literary traditions
b) Germanic linguistic (in comparative and diachronic perspective)
c) English and German literature in the Middle Ages. Texts’ lectures

Syllabus

Module: Modulo 1
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MODULO 1 (CFU 3: ore 24). «Il crogiuolo romano-barbarico: genesi dell’identità culturale europea»

Bibliografia:

- BRUNO LUISELLI, Storia culturale dei rapporti tra mondo romano e mondo germanico, Roma, Herder, 1992 (parte II e III).


Module: Modulo 2
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MODULO 2 (CFU 3: ore 24). «Le figurae del dio. La mitologia germanica al vaglio della cultura latino-cristiana: storia di un’annosa ibridazione»

Bibliografia:

- J. Lindow, Handbook of Norse Mythology, Santa Barbara-Denver-Oxford, ABC-Clio, 2001 (consigliato agli studenti d’inglese).
- R. Simek, Religion und Mythologie der Germanen, Theiss, Darmstadt, 2003 (consigliato agli studenti di tedesco)

Assessment methods and criteria

Module: Modulo 1
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oral exam


Module: Modulo 2
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oral exam