Comparative Literature SC (p) (2017/2018)

Course code
4S02219
Name of lecturer
Stefano Tani
Coordinator
Stefano Tani
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/14 - CRITICAL COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Second half of Semester 2 dal Apr 23, 2018 al Jun 9, 2018.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course aims at giving the student the conceptual, methodological and cultural base that is necessary in order to analyze and interpret the topic of the course; also, it intends to develop the student's skills in speaking and writing correctly about the topic.

Syllabus

Title of the course: From vampire to zombie. Illness and solitude in the western novel from the 19th century to nowadays. The course intends to analyze two protagonists of normally lowbrow novels and B movies; actually vampires and zombies in the best fiction & film devoted to them denounce unconbfessed malaise and fears of respectively 19th century and contemporary men.

Teaching Methodology:
Attending students: lectures devoted to the transmission of basic notions on the subject, encouraging questions and interaction.
Non-attending students: additional readings.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Rocco Ronchi Zombie Outbreak. La filosofia e i morti-viventi (Edizione 10) Textus 2015 9788899299002

Assessment methods and criteria

Multiple-choice test and/or essay questions during the course and final oral exam during the regular exam periods.

Goals:
to verify the student's ability to learn and apply the acquired knowledge and competence concerning the topic of the course.

Teaching aids

Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018