Modern and Contemporary Italian Literature (i) SC (2016/2017)

Course code
4S02220
Name of lecturer
Maddalena Rasera
Coordinator
Maddalena Rasera
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/11 - CONTEMPORARY ITALIAN LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. IIA, Sem. IIB

Lesson timetable

Sem. IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.2  
Wednesday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.2  
Sem. IIB
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.2  
Wednesday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.2  

Learning outcomes

The course aims to analyse the figure and work of Pier Paolo Pasolini in relation to the Italian literary history of the twentieth century.

Syllabus

The figure of Pier Paolo Pasolini will be located in the Italian literary panorama of the Forties-seventies of the twentieth century.
In particular, it will be given space to study poetic experience and collaboration with newspapers and magazines.

Students are required to read the following books:

Pier Paolo Pasolini, «Le ceneri di Gramsci», preferably in the edition of the Meridiani Mondadori: by Walter Siti, «Tutte le poesie», Milano, Mondadori, 2003, tomo I. They are good also other editions (for example Garzanti), as long as in the full version.

Pier Paolo Pasolini, «Scritti corsari» and Pier Paolo Pasolini, «Lettere luterane», in Pier Paolo Pasolini, «Saggi sulla politica e sulla società», by Walter Siti and Silvia De Laude ; with an essay by Piergiorgio Bellocchio ; history edited by Nico Naldini, Milano, Mondadori, 1999. They are good also other editions (for example Garzanti), as long as in the full version.

Fernando Bandini, «Il “Sogno di una cosa" chiamata poesia», in Pier Paolo Pasolini, «Tutte le poesie», a cura di Walter Siti, Milano, Mondadori, 2003, pp. XV-LVIII.

Guido Santato, «Pier Paolo Pasolini. L'opera poetica, narrativa, cinematografica, teatrale e saggistica. Ricostruzione critica», Roma, Carocci, 2012.

Other bibliography will be given in class.
Non-attending students are requested to contact the teacher.

Assessment methods and criteria

Students are required to write an essay. It will be agreed with the teacher and delivered two weeks before the examination.
It will be followed by an oral interview.

Student opinions - 2016/2017