Spanish literature 2 (2018/2019)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S002929
Name of lecturer
Anna Bognolo
Coordinator
Anna Bognolo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
L-LIN/05 - SPANISH LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Spanish
Location
VERONA
Period
I semestre dal Oct 1, 2018 al Jan 12, 2019.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide a good knowledge of Spanish literature from its origins to the seventeenth century (historical context, texts, genres, movements and authors). At the end of the course the student will have to demonstrate to understand complex texts and implicit meanings and will have to express himself in Spanish fluently and spontaneously; he/shemust be able to contextualize literary phenomena, to argue about the teaching contents in written and oral form in Italian and in Spanish.

Syllabus

The course aims to provide advanced level skills in the Spanish literature of Renaissance and Baroque and to develop the knowledge with the direct experience of reading and analyzing two classics, Don Quixote of Cervantes and one in student’s choice. It also tends to develop the consciousness on the transition from the printed book that was invented in the Renaissance to the present digital paradigm. The course will be held in Spanish.
Parte I: La "Edad de Oro" en la literatura española: Renacimiento y Barroco (1500-1600)
Temi: La originalidad de "La Celestina" en su contexto literario
Garcilaso la renovación de la lírica y el petrarquismo
La narrativa del siglo XVI: La novela de caballería La novela bizantina La novela pastoril La novela morisca
El "Lazarillo de Tormes" y el nacimiento del pícaro literario; Mateo Alemán y la plenitud de la novela picaresca
La obra de Cervantes entre dos siglos: el "Quijote" (1605-1615) y las "Novelas ejemplares"
Góngora y el "culteranismo". Quevedo y Lope, poetas antigongorinos
Lope de Vega, Tirso de Molina y Calderón de la Barca en el esplendor del teatro español

Lettura di un classico a scelta tra i seguenti:
Fernando de Rojas, La Celestina, Cátedra
Anonimo, Lazarillo de Tormes, Cátedra
Lope de Vega, La dama sciocca, Venezia, Marsilio (ed. bilingue)
Tirso de Molina, El burlador de Sevilla, Cátedra

Testi di riferimento
L. Rodríguez Cacho, Manual de historia de la literatura española. Vol. I, Siglos XIII-XVII, Castalia
José Manuel Lucía Megías, Elogio del texto digital: Claves para interpretar el nuevo paradigma Madrid 2012, Fórcola Ediciones

Parte II: El Don Quijote de Cervantes: ¿historia o ficción?
Introduzione: Daniel Pennac, Come un romanzo, Feltrinelli
Lettura commentata di M. de CERVANTES, Don Quijote de la Mancha, ed. Francisco Rico, Madrid, Alfaguara, 2016

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
M. de CERVANTES Don Quijote de la Mancha, ed. Francisco Rico Alfaguara 2016
José Manuel Lucía Megías Elogio del texto digital. Claves para interpretar el nuevo paradigma Madrid, Fórcola 2012
L. Rodriguez Cacho L. Rodríguez Cacho, Manual de historia de la literatura española. Vol. I, Siglos XIII-XVII, Castalia 2015

Assessment methods and criteria

For attending students there is a partial written exam (optional, open questions and multiple choice tests) and a final oral exam. The partial test will cover the contents of the first part of the program, the oral exam will cover the second part of the program.
For non-attending students and for attending students who failed the partial exam, the final oral exam on the entire course program is scheduled.
Both the partial and the final oral examination take place in Spanish and are aimed at verifying the competence of language, the critical skills and the depth of the knowledge gained.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018