Spanish literature 1 LM. Forms, genres, and critical approaches (2019/2020)

Course code
4S002942
Name of lecturer
Felice Gambin
Coordinator
Felice Gambin
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
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 learning outcome of this course is to provide students with specialized knowledge, in a comparative perspective, of Spanish literature in its different forms, genres and various critical stances. Acquired knowledge and competences will regard interdisciplinary approaches, the study of critical methodologies, translation, the critical analysis of texts in Spanish, and writing skills on an advanced level. With the acquisition of these abilities students will become proficient in spoken Spanish, both on the level of contents and on that of critical awareness in intertextual and intercultural contexts, also in view of high-level professional opportunities or further developments in the academic field, such as a PhD programme. Expected learning outcomes are: - Knowledge and understanding: on completion of this course students will acquire advanced knowledge on Spanish literary history and culture in its diverse expressions. Applying Knowledge and understanding: students will be able to apply acquired historical and literary knowledge, theoretical, didactic and methodological instruments to the professional fields of research, teaching of languages and literatures, translation, literary publishing, international cooperation and cultural promotion.

Syllabus

Program.
Compulsory Bibliography:

*Lazarillo de Tormes, a cura di A. Gargano, Venezia, Marsilio editore, 2017.

* F. Rico, La novela picaresca y el punto de vista, Barcelona, Seix Barral, 1970 (F. Rico, Il romanzo picaresco e il punto di vista, Milano, Bruno Mondadori Editore, 2001).

*Also, one of the following books:

Mateo Alemán, Guzmán de Alfarache
Francisco de Quevedo, El Buscón
López de Úbeda, La pícara Justina
Vicente Espinel, Marcos de Obregón
Carlos García, La desordenada codicia de los bienes ajenos
Juan de Luna, Segunda parte del Lazarillo
Antonio Enríquez Gómez, El Siglo pitágorico y vida de Gregorio Guadaña
La vida y hechos de Estabanillo González, hombre de buen humor, compuesto por el mismo

°Further information about bibliography will be held during the first lesson.

TEACHING METHODS
The lessons will be ex cathedra. Further teaching material will be available for download from e-learning repository.
The professor will regularly receive students during his office hours in order to give additions and clarifications on the contents of the course.
Further information about bibliography will be held during the lessons.

TEACHING METHODS
The lessons will be ex cathedra. Further teaching material will be available for download from e-learning repository.
The professor will regularly receive students during his office hours in order to give additions and clarifications on the contents of the course.
Further information about bibliography will be held during the lessons.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Francisco Rico La novela picaresca y el punto de vista Seix Barral 2000 9788432208508
Pedraza Jiménez, Felipe B., Rodríguez Cáceres, Milagros Las épocas de la literatura española, Madrid, Ariel 2012
Anonimo Lazarillo de Tormes Marsilio 2017 978-88-317-2676-4
L. Rodriguez Cacho L. Rodríguez Cacho, Manual de historia de la literatura española. Vol. I, Siglos XIII-XVII, Castalia 2015

Assessment methods and criteria

ASSESSMENT METHODS
The exam will be an oral discussion in Spanish. A final oral exam will assess:
- a deep knowledge of primary and secondary texts;
- the capacity to read and interpret the literary texts analyzed;
- the capacity to articulate effectively the information and critical assessments concerning texts and topics discussed in class;
- the capacity to express and critically argue in Spanish;

The final rating is expressed in thirtieth.