Modern and Contemporary Italian Literature (m) (2016/2017)

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
Sem. IIA dal Feb 27, 2017 al Apr 22, 2017.

Lesson timetable

Sem. IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.5  

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

Literature and landscape: writers in Veneto in the 20th century.

Required texts:
– G. Comisso, Gente di mare, Le mie stagioni, La mia casa di campagna (in Opere, edited by R. Damiani e N. Naldini, Meridiani Mondadori)
– D. Buzzati, Bàrnabo delle montagne (Mondadori)
– G. Piovene, Le tre Venezie, in Viaggio in Italia (Baldini & Castoldi)
– L. Meneghello, Libera nos a Malo (Bur)
– A. Zanzotto, Sull'altopiano: racconti e prose (Manni)
– G. Parise, Sillabari (Adelphi)
– additional readings will be pointed out during the corses; a detailed syllabus will be provided in e-learning
– not attending students will read also: M. Jakob, Paesaggio e letteratura (ed. Olschki).

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017