Italian Literature LT (i) (2017/2018)

Course code
4S02172
Name of lecturers
Giuseppe Chiecchi, Fabio Forner
Coordinator
Giuseppe Chiecchi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
12
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/10 - ITALIAN LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
First half of Semester 1 , Second half of Semester 1

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Good knowledge of Italian Literature in its diachrony, from the 13th to the 16th centuries. Acquisition of essential (linguistic, syntactic, stylistic, rhetorical, and metrical) instruments for reading and interpreting literary texts, their structure, and their form. Ability to identify contexts, influences, and processes of codification of literary genres and the canon. Acquisition of critical bibliography.
Capacity of both autonomously elaborate acquired knowledge and expose them in clear and academically appropriate way.

Syllabus

Prerequisites: Good knowledge of the Italian language; basic knowledge of the history and texts of the Italian literature.

Syllabus:
1. Lectures of Dante: Commedia. 12 hours of lectures of Dante’s Commedia.
Study of the following canti:
Inferno, I, II, IV, V, VI, X, XI, XIII, XV, XXVI, XXXIII.
Purgatorio, I, III, V, VI, IX, XI, XVII, XXIV, XXVI.
Paradiso, I, III, VI, XI, XII, XV, XVI, XVII, XXIV, XXVII, XXXIII.

2. The Duecento and the Trecento: 24 hours of lessons on history and texts of Italian Literature
1. L’Umanesimo e il Rinascimento
36 ore di lezioni di storia e testi della Letteratura italiana

3. Humanism and Renaissance: 36 hours of lessons on history and texts of Italian Literature


Bibliography:
1. Any commented edition of the Inferno of Dante Alighieri.
2. ALBERTO ASOR ROSA, Letteratura italiana: testi-autori-contesti; vol. 1: Duecento e Trecento, Milano, Le Monnier Scuola, 2012.
3. ALBERTO ASOR ROSA, Letteratura italiana: testi-autori-contesti; vol. 2: Umanesimo e Rinascimento, Milano, Le Monnier Scuola, 2012.
Teaching methods: Lessons and reading an comprehension of a selection of texts.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
M.M.Cappellini; E.Sada I sogni e la ragione, I Il Duecento e il Trecento; II Il Quattrocento e il Cinquecento (Edizione 1) C. Signorelli Scuola 2015 Manuale di Storia e Antologia della Letteratura italiana

Assessment methods and criteria

The oral examination evaluates a student’s overall preparation and the direct knowledge and analysis of texts offered during each part of the course.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018