Modern and Contemporary Italian Literature (p) (2018/2019)

Course code
4S01315
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. 1B dal Nov 19, 2018 al Jan 12, 2019.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

This course aims to:
• deepen the knowledge of modern and contemporary Italian literature
• analyze Italian literary texts from a historical, critical, formal and symbolic point of view.
On successful completion of the module, students should be able to:
• read and comment texts of modern and contemporary Italian literature
• place the examined works within their historical and critical context
• use lexical and stylistic tools in order to analyze the literary texts.

Syllabus

– Italian literature in the first half of the 20th century
– World War I: poetry and diaries

BIBLIOGRAPHY
– G. Ferroni, Storia della letteratura italiana. Il Novecento e il nuovo millennio (ed. Mondadori): only the Epoca 10. Guerra e fascismo (1910-1945)
– A. Cortellessa (a cura di), Le notti chiare erano tutte un'alba. Antologia dei poeti italiani nella prima guerra mondiale (ed. Bompiani)
– G. Stuparich, Guerra del '15 (ed. Quodlibet)
– G. Comisso, Giorni di guerra (ed. Longanesi)
– E. Lussu, Un anno sull'altipiano (ed. Einaudi)
– C.E. Gadda, Giornale di guerra e di prigionia (ed. Garzanti)
– additional readings will be pointed out during lessons

Scheduled lessons: lectures (36 hours)
A detailed syllabus will be provided in e-learning.
Students are required to use correctly the Italian language.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
C.E. Gadda Giornale di guerra e di prigionia Garzanti 2002
G. Comisso Giorni di guerra Longanesi 2009
G. Stuparich Guerra del '15 Quodlibet 2015
A. Cortellessa (a cura di) Le notti chiare erano tutte un'alba. Antologia dei poeti italiani nella prima guerra mondiale Bompiani 2018
G. Ferroni Storia della letteratura italiana. Il Novecento e il nuovo millennio Mondadori  
E. Lussu Un anno sull'altipiano Einaudi 2014

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination about all the parts of the course. The examination aims at evaluating the student's knowledge and skills, with special reference to the texts read during lessons.
Erasmus students will be informed about the oral examination during lessons.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018