Comparative Literature (i) (2018/2019)

Course code
4S01311
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
Sem. 2A dal Feb 18, 2019 al Mar 30, 2019.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Comparative Literature concerns great literary themes of the Western world, genres, periods and movements in a transnational perspective, and guides the students to understand and study them,

Syllabus

THE COURSE DEALS WITH UTOPIA, DYSTOPIA AND ALTERNATIVE HISTORY IN LITERATURE, STARTING FROM THE SEMINAL TREATISE BY THOMAS MORE AND GIVING SEVERAL CLASSICAL EXAMPLES OF THE THREE CATEGORIES. i enclose the syllabus:


Primavera 2019
Letterature comparate, corso di laurea in Lettere, professor Stefano Tani
Corso triennale (36 ore, 6 crediti)
Lunedì, martedì:5:20-7:00pm, mercoledì 3:40 – 5:20pm, aula 1.3
ricevimento: martedì 3:15-4:45pm

Un diverso modo di narrare il tempo: utopia, distopia, ucronia

CALENDARIO DELLE LEZIONI


Lu Ma Me

Febbraio 2019

Lu18 Presentazione del corso; modi e generi: fantastico e fantascienza
Ma19 Utopia, distopia, ucronia;

UTOPIE:

Me 20 Moro, Utopia (1516);


Lu25 Campanella, La città del sole (1602);
Ma 26 Giupponi, Orkinzia (1908, solo brani in fotocopia);
Me27 FILM: “Un paese di Calabria” (2016) o “Orizzonte perduto” (1937).

Marzo

DISTOPIE:

Lu4 Zamjatin, Noi (1924);
Ma5 Me 6 Huxley, Il mondo nuovo (Brave New World , 1932)


Lu11 Test di metà corso

Ma12 Orwell, 1984(1949)
Me13 Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 (1953).


Lu18 FILM: “Alphaville”, regia Jean-Luc Godard, 1965

UCRONIE:

Ma19 Aub, “La verdadera Historia de la muerte dr Francisco Franco” (1960);
Me20 Harris, Fatherland(1992).


Lu25 FILM: “Episodio di “Ai confini della realtà” (“Twilight Zone”, 1959)
Ma26 Bordoni, Il cuoco di Mussolini (2009)

Me27 Test di fine corso, lezione conclusiva.


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

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