History of the Italian Language (2011/2012)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S00891
Name of lecturer
Fabio Forner
Coordinator
Fabio Forner
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/12 - ITALIAN LINGUISTICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
I semestre dal Oct 3, 2011 al Jan 14, 2012.

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall S.11  
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall S.11  

Learning outcomes

The main aim of this course is to give a specific knowledge of the history of the Italian language between the16th and 18th century, particularly examining the linguistic problems of the Epistolography.

Syllabus

The course is divided into two parts:
1) Short profile of the History of the Italian language between the 16th and the 17th , with particular attention to the Epistolography;
2).History of the Italian Epistolography in 18th century: Letter-Writing Instruction Manuals in Italy.

Bibliography:
- LUIGI MATT, Teoria e prassi dell'epistolografia italiana tra cinquecento e primo seicento: ricerche linguistiche e retoriche (con particolare riguardo alle lettere di Giambattista Marino), Roma : Bonacci editore, [2005]. - 227 pp.

Students will have to demonstrate their knowledge of the course notes. Further material and bibliography will be given during the lessons.

Assessment methods and criteria

The examination will be oral.

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