Modern and Contemporary Italian Literature (m) (2014/2015)

Course code
4S02275
Name of lecturer
Giuseppe Sandrini
Coordinator
Giuseppe Sandrini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/11 - CONTEMPORARY ITALIAN LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Semestrino IIB dal Apr 20, 2015 al Jun 6, 2015.

Lesson timetable

Semestrino IIB
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.1  
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.1  

Learning outcomes

To gain an in-depth knowledge of the italian literature of the 20th century. Students are required to use correctly the Italian language, its grammar and syntax, as well as all those critical, rhetorical and stylistic skills which are essential for a close reading of any literary text.

Syllabus

The return of myth in the italian literature of the 20th century.

Required texts:
– T. Landolfi, La pietra lunare, Racconto d'autunno, Cancroregina (ed. Adelphi)
– C. Pavese, Feria d'agosto, Dialoghi con Leucò, Prima che il gallo canti (ed. Einaudi)
– C. Levi, Cristo si è fermato a Eboli (ed. Einaudi)
– I. Calvino, Tutte le cosmicomiche (ed. Mondadori)
– D. Buzzati, Poema a fumetti (ed. Mondadori)
– Additional readings will be pointed out during the course.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam.